‘Wrong’ Md. crime data highlights inconsistent statistics

A reporting inaccuracy from a Maryland county police department has revealed broader examples of inconsistent crime data, from the FBI to the Maryland State Police to local jurisdictions.

MDOT and SHA remind motorists safety is first during holiday travel

More than 1 million Marylanders are expected to hit the road during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. And the Maryland Department of Transportation, together with the State Highway Administration, is reminding motorists to be extra careful for the sake of the drivers and the workers out on the road.

Maryland’s heroin and opioid crisis reaches an all-time high

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Barbara Allen signs her emails with the names of her family members she has lost to addiction. Jim’s mom, Bill’s sister, Amanda’s aunt. Her son, Jim, died from a heroin and alcohol overdose in 2003 after battling…

Community-police relations a legislative priority, ACLU says

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland–After Maryland’s 2016 legislative session gave way to notable criminal justice reform, the ACLU of Maryland is looking to revive some prolonged efforts in improving the community-police relationship that may have fallen to the wayside. The majority of the…

State Highway Administration urges MD drivers to ‘Move Over’

All 50 states have adopted a “Move Over” law, but an overwhelming percentage of motorists say they know nothing about it. Maryland State Police and highway officials staged a mock crash to raise awareness on the dangers first responders face.

Baltimore State’s Attorney seeks changes for investigations into police misconduct

Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced sweeping reforms for the way police are prosecuted for misconduct, but she didn’t fill in some organizations who are supposed to be collaborating.

Battle Continues to End Distracted Driving

The Maryland State Police say that while the number of driving deaths–including those caused by distracted driving like texting–is down, the battle continues to eliminate the problem of distracted driving because the price is still much too high.

K-9 GRADUATION: Eight four-legged crime fighters join the MSP

Eight K-9 dogs officially joined the Maryland State Police and their main mission is homeland security.

Maryland State Police and State Highway Administration participate in Hunger Action Month

The Maryland Food Bank, Maryland State Police and Maryland State Highway Association joined forces to collect more than 27 thousand pounds of food as part of Hunger Action Month in September.

Maryland Police, Activists Discuss Body-Camera Legislation

Bill Would Allow Video, Audio Recording by Officers