Maryland lawmakers who adopted sweeping changes to police accountability two years ago want to further reform how police-involved deaths are addressed by placing charging decisions in the hands of the state attorney general. The legislation builds off a package of bills the General Assembly passed that, among other things, created a division within the attorney general’s office to investigate the deaths and then hand its findings over to local prosecutors.
Md. considers giving AG power to prosecute police-involved deaths
March 8, 2023