Anne Arundel County's beleaguered police force will be commanded by a former Maryland State Police superintendent and political survivor who has led the county department once before.
Larry W. Tolliver will take over as chief on Tuesday, more than a dozen years after he last supervised Anne Arundel police and three weeks after current Chief James Teare Sr. decided to retire amid a criminal investigation.
Tolliver, 66, ascended to several top positions from a job as former Gov. William Donald Schaefer's security officer. He emerged from retirement Thursday to lead a suburban police department beset by low morale and internal strife.
Six weeks after Tolliver begins the...