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Baltimore House delegation endorses bill to end state control of city police; ex-city solicitor warns of liability

Baltimore House delegation endorses bill to end state control of city police; ex-city solicitor warns of liability

Baltimore’s House delegation unanimously voted Friday to endorse a bill that would give the city full control over its police department — a change City Council members have sought for years.

The bill’s sponsor, Democratic Del. Talmadge Branch of East Baltimore, has said he sees no reason why the city should be the only jurisdiction in Maryland with a police department that is...

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