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.
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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?
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