Montgomery Task Force Begins Work Evaluating Police Department

Eighty member task force to study and make recommendations on Montgomery County police operations. 

The task force, which met for the first time this week, intends to provide recommendations for change by early next year.

WJZ reports:

The 80-member task force began evaluating the Montgomery County Police Department this week, according to the county. The group will make recommendations on policy reforms and changes to the department by the beginning of next year.

Members include community activists, human rights representatives, a county employee specializing in budgeting and those with backgrounds in criminal justice, news outlets reported. The task force will also look at the financing of police operations.

For more information:

Task Force Begins Reviewing Montgomery County Police Department’s Funding, Accessing Racism (WJZ)