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Gov. Moore’s pick to lead Md. State Police advances, over opposition

March 30, 2023
Policeman watching the St Patrick's parade

Gov. Wes Moore’s pick to lead the Maryland State Police cleared a pivotal hurdle Wednesday after weeks of tense meetings over whether the veteran lieutenant colonel should take the helm of the beleaguered agency as it undergoes federal scrutiny. Moore (D) nominated Lt. Col. Roland L. Butler Jr. last month, describing him as someone who “understands the culture and understands the challenges that need to be fixed.”

Article Source: Washington Post

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