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ACLU Releases Report On Encounters With Police That Resulted In Death

March 20th, 2015 by WCBC Radio

According to a reports released this week by the American Civil Liberties Union, encounters with police in Maryland resulted in the deaths of at least 109 people during a four-year span. ACLU attorney Sonia Kumar told WBAL Radio that the ACLU's report is the result of more than a year of research that involved combing through news media reports and speaking with family members of individuals who were killed by police.  She said the most surprising discovery is that there is no official tracking of such data by law enforcement agencies and that is because the state has no unified system for tracking and reporting deaths that occur at the hands of law enforcement officers.  Maryland has roughly 140 law enforcement agencies….





 

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