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Olszewski forms task force to review Baltimore County sexual assault investigations

Olszewski forms task force to review Baltimore County sexual assault investigations

For the second time in less than three years, Baltimore County officials will review the way police and prosecutors conduct sexual assault investigations following continued complaints about how authorities handle the cases.

County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr. announced Monday that he’s charged a task force with examining police and prosecution policies and training with an eye toward making investigators more accountable and ensuring police consider the trauma that victims have experienced.

“Our residents deserve to know that when they are the victims of sexual assault, that our law enforcement agency ... will respond with all the resources at our disposal to bring...

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