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Baltimore County police officer expected to be first to face a public trial board hearing next month

Baltimore County police officer expected to be first to face a public trial board hearing next month

A Baltimore County police officer who used a Taser on a Rosedale man is scheduled to go before the department's first public trial board hearing to defend himself against allegations that could result in his firing.

Officer Ernest Hannig's hearing is tentatively scheduled for June 12-14, Police Department spokeswoman Elise Armacost said. The county hasn't had an officer go before the trial board since the legislature passed a bill to make the internal disciplinary hearings public.

Hannig is disputing the findings of an internal investigation that he used...

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