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Widespread Support for Police Reform, BLM Among Maryland Residents

October 13th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

According to a new Goucher College Poll, an overwhelming majority of Marylanders support at least some kind of police reform, and the majoritity of Marylanders, black and white, have a favorable view of the Black Lives Matter movement. The poll found that 87% of Marylanders support creating a public record of police misconduct cases and 85% support requiring that criminal charges against officers be investigated by an independent prosecutor rather than internal affairs.  Pollster Mileah Kromer, appearing on WBAL Radio, said that while more blacks than whites are supportive of  the Black Lives Matter movement, there is general support regardless of race…