Md. Deputy Chief Calls for DOJ Probe of His Department
April 04, 2012
The Anne Arundel County (Md.) Police Department's second in command said Monday night that he has asked the U.S. Justice Department to investigate alleged police misconduct related to a criminal indictment against County Executive John R. Leopold.
Deputy Police Chief Lt. Col. Emerson C. Davis testified under oath before the County Council that he requested the probe after last month's indictment. Included in the charges were allegations that Leopold directed his taxpayer-funded security detail to perform personal and political tasks, including compiling dossiers on political enemies.
Read the full Baltimore Sun story.
Displaying 1 - 1 of 1
TripWire @ 4/5/2012 11:15 AM
Why would they ask the feds to come in and investigate? Don't MD have a state investigative agency that can do that job?
Join the Discussion
Other Recent News
EnGarde has introduced a new MT-Pro multiple-threat panel that fits in many of our popular...
Streamlight, Inc. is marking its 14th year as a sponsor for Concerns of Police Survivors...
Three residents of Ephrata, Pa., face child-endangerment charges after police discovered...
Inglewood (Calif.) Police shot and killed a sword-wielding man, after he smashed the...
The grandmother of a woman who was struck and killed by an officer who ran a red light is...