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MD Attorney General Issues Guidelines To Prevent Discriminatory Profiling By Law Enforcement

August 31st, 2015 by WCBC Radio

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh issued statewide guidelines Tuesday to prevent discriminatory profiling by law enforcement officers based on race, gender and other characteristics. Maryland Issues Guidance To Address Police Profiling.  Frosh said the guidelines are similar to guidance issued in December by the U.S. Justice Department, which called on states to adopt their own. Frosh said Maryland is the first state to issue its own guidance. Frosh, a Democrat, said the guidance goes significantly further than current Maryland law. He said it’s clear that the relationship between the black community and law enforcement in Maryland has been badly frayed, and he hopes that his action is a step toward ending those problems…





 

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