Jun 262015

Government documentation of police misconduct need not be disclosed to the public, says Maryland’s Court of Appeals, in a ruling that the state’s Public Information Act. The linked article describes the case, wherein an officer made disparaging comments about a person after he thought her answering machine had concluded recording his business message. Because of this ruling, the target of that inappropriate police behavior will not know what consequences – if any – befell the officer following her complaint.

 Posted by at 7:51 am on June 26, 2015