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County 911 operator resigns in wake of Facebook post controversy
County 911 operator resigns in wake of Facebook post controversy

The Baltimore County 911 employee whose comments on police brutality were criticized by the county police union has resigned from her job. Kelli Murray, 32, said she felt unsafe after an employee of a local police agency accessed her personal information on a law-enforcement database, and because of online insults posted about her. She resigned Jan. 9 after nearly eight years with the county. Last month, comments Murray made on Facebook surfaced amid nationwide debate over police conduct. Murray said, in part, that she would rather her son encounter "a so-called thug" than an officer, as she feared for her son's safety interacting with police because he is black. The...

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