City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young and State's Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein will speak at the event.
Some of the areas top law enforcement and elected officials are scheduled to discuss the topic of gun violence on Monday in Baltimore. The Attorney General Doug Gansler will host a forum on Monday at the University of Maryland’s Francis King Carey School of Law’s Westminster Hall, 519 W. Fayette St, according to a news release. Speakers include City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young, State’s Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein and Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks. Panelists include Baltimore County State’s Attorney Scott Shellenberger and Montgomery County Police Chief J. Thomas Manger.
Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts announced the creation of the Bureau for Professional Standards and Accountability on Friday.
Baltimore police are creating a new bureau focused on implementing best practices in ethics and integrity in the department. Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts announced the creation of the Bureau for Professional Standards and Accountability on Friday. "In order to maintain a sharp focus on crime reduction and earn the trust of our community, it’s vitally important to ensure our officers meet the highest standards of law enforcement," Batts said in a news release. "This new bureau will focus on employee conduct from the basics of written directives and standard operating procedures, to a new General Accountability Office which will continue to proactively weed out non-compliant practices within the department." Batts also announced the …