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Attorney General Brown announces appointments newly-formed Maryland Commission on Hate Crime Response and Prevention

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Anthony G. Brown this week announced appointments to the newly formed Maryland Commission on Hate Crime Response and Prevention. The Commission is composed of 20 stakeholders from a cross-section of law enforcement, state and local institutions, and organizations representing communities targeted by hate crimes. In May, the General Assembly passed HB1066, creating the Commission that now …


Crime, Police/Fire, Politics

Governor Hogan announces expansion of Re-Fund The Police Initiative, reintroduction of major crime legislation [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced the expansion of the Re-Fund The Police Initiative to a three-year, $500 million investment in increased support for law enforcement, and for increased crime control and victim protection services across the state. The governor also announced that he will reintroduce legislation to address violent crime during the upcoming session of the Maryland General …


Governor Hogan announces $150 million initiative to ‘Re-fund the Police’ [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced a $150 million Re-Fund The Police Initiative to provide much-needed support and resources to state and local police agencies in their efforts to fight violent crime. Coming at an especially challenging time for members of law enforcement across the country, this initiative is the first in a series of announcements the governor will …