Officer George Merkel was suspended from his job in October 2016, and now a judge has found him guilty of second-degree assault and misconduct in office.
Maryland is set to vote next week on a bill to expand transparency into investigations of officer misconduct.
Maryland’s General Assembly session ended with changes to the way police misconduct is handled, tougher laws for drunken drivers and sentencing reform.
While many were out celebrating on New Year’s Eve, a large crowd gather in D.C. for a protest Thursday night.
WASHINGTON – A Maryland State trooper faces assault and misconduct charges for punching a man in handcuffs as they entered the police barracks in Anne Arundel County in December. Trooper First Class Nathan Steelman, 28,…
WASHINGTON — A Prince George’s County patrol officer has been indicted on charges that he held a gun to the head of a Bowie homeowner last May — an assault that was caught on video.…
D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier wants more time to bring departmental charges against her officers who break the law or violate department regulations. She says too many terminations are overturned because of ambiguous language in D.C. code.