New era of policing and accountability

New era of policing and accountability

Sponsored by Maryland State Senator Jill Carter, Anton’s law will declassify police administrative and criminal misconduct records from personnel records to public records, allowing them to be inspected by civilians through the Maryland Public Information Act. “The belief is that agencies will be now less inclined to ignore public complaints, to fail to fully investigate…

Gov. Hogan appoints former Maryland delegate Jill Carter to ex-Sen. Nathaniel Oaks’ seat

Gov. Hogan appoints former Maryland delegate Jill Carter to ex-Sen. Nathaniel Oaks’ seat

By Erin Cox, The Baltimore Sun Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan appointed former Del. Jill Carter on Monday to the vacant Baltimore state Senate seat surrendered last month by the disgraced Nathaniel T. Oaks. Carter, who is director of Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh’s civil rights office, will serve out the remaining seven months in the term. The Baltimore Democrat also is…