A diverse task force to make recommendations on reforming police hiring, training, and use of force in Prince George’s County.
County Executive Angela Alsobrooks announced the task force as part of a plan to reform the county police department from top to bottom.
The Washington Post reports:
The task force will be charged with making recommendations on hiring, training and use of force in policing. It will be made up of residents and public officials, including representatives from the county’s police department, public schools, public defender’s and citizen complaint oversight panel.
Prince George’s County Circuit Court Judge Maureen Lamasney and state Del. Alonzo T. Washington (D-Prince George’s) will lead the task force. The two are to submit a report with their recommendations to Alsobrooks (D) by Oct. 30.
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Prince George’s County launches police reform task force (The Washington Post)