Public testimony on police reform and accountability

The work group for Police Reform and Accountability will be having a public hearing on August 6, 2020. We need members of the public to testify is support of law enforcement. Please see below and have your friends, family and neighbors register to sign up. The work group members need to hear from those who support the professional job we do everyday. Registration is on a first come first serve basis so please be available to register at 9:00am on Wednesday, July 29, 2020.

Registration for Public Testimony Open from July 29 – July 30.

Beginning at 2:30 pm on August 6, the Work group will hear public testimony from individuals on the following issues: investigations of police misconduct, including investigations under Maryland’s Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights statute; establishing a uniform statewide use of force and arrest policy for police officers; the use of body cameras and disclosure of body camera footage; and the independent prosecution of law enforcement related crimes. In order to testify, an individual must register (This site will be updated at a future time to provide a link to the web page for meeting registration.).  The registration window will be open from 9:00 am on Wednesday July 29 to 9:00 pm on Thursday July 30.  Slots for registration will be limited and provided on a first come, first served basis.  Please note that the meeting will take place virtually via Zoom and testimony from each registrant will be limited to 2 minutes. A Work group staff member will contact registrants on or before August 5 to confirm the registrant’s attendance and provide further instructions for accessing the virtual hearing.

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