Maryland’s new attorney general made his first legislative pitch to lawmakers Tuesday. Anthony Brown argued for expanded powers for his office, allowing it to do prosecutions for police-involved killings. “The bill grants exclusive authority to the Office of the Attorney General to prosecute criminal misconduct in all officer-involved deaths or incidents where death is likely,” Brown told the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee during a marathon hearing Tuesday in Annapolis.
Brown wants AG’s office to handle prosecutions of police killings
February 16, 2023