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Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Recent Prince George's County News (7 Feb 2012)

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This year: 8  (one every 117 hours); this time last year: 16 (one every 58 hours)
Public Safety
  • ABC7News New video evidence in a police-involved shooting in Brentwood amends charges, results in suspension of officers. wj.la/AbgQVJ
    • myfoxdc 2 PG County Police Officers Suspended After Police-Involved Shooting in Brentwood fb.me/166LwVwrg
    • myfoxdc myfoxdc 2 PG County Police Officers Suspended: Two Prince George's County Police officers have been suspended pe... tinyurl.com/79sv4tw
    • HyattsvllePatch UPDATE: Detectives Suspended After Video Contradicts Story in Brentwood Shooting - Press availability set for Tues: patch.com/A-qFnZ
    • postlocal 2 Prince George’s police officers suspended wapo.st/xRYxLl
    • WTOPinMD Pr. George's officers suspended amid investigation bit.ly/A1vXBl #WTOP
    • RochelleReports #PGPD to speak on new video evidence contradicting officer's story of police involved shooting Fri. in Brentwood #MD. 2 cops suspended.
    • ABC7News Prince George's Co. Police Corporal Donald Taylor suspended in Ryan Dorm shooting incident. wj.la/AbgQVJ
    • anobleDC PG police also investigating Friday's police-involved shooting after video evidence found that contradicts officer's account.
    • DanieljGross bit.ly/zRA1G1 New details emerge in the police-involved shooting in Brentwood. Officer is now suspended while detectives investigate.
    • RochelleReports 2 #PrinceGeorges officers suspended, stripped of police powers, after surv. video contradicts their story of Feb 3 Brentwood shooting.
    • RochelleReports New #PGPD Inspector General asks State's Attorney to amend criminal charges against suspect arrested in Feb3 Brentwood ofc-involved shooting
    • nsmcgill Charges dropped for Dorm in ref to Cpl. Taylor in #Brentwood shooting, says PG state's atty's office. More to come on gazette.net.
    • ABC7News A PG County cop has been suspended after video shows him tackling an unarmed man from behind & almost shooting him. wj.la/AbgQVJ
  • PGPDNEWS #PGPD to announce results from Jan crime initiative & introduce newly appointed Inspector General. bit.ly/wz5oGj
    • anobleDC And PG police have a new Inspector General to investigate the officer-involved shooting. Good timing?
  • DanieljGross Typical Tuesday: Two overnight homicides, five-car crash investigation, plea hearing on child porn charges and police officer suspension.
  • GreenbeltPatch Take a look at the weekly police crime blotter to see what has happened in #Greenbelt. patch.com/A-qB4G 
  • GreenbeltPatch Greenbelt police say TK Therapy was among the three places raided as suspected brothels. patch.com/A-qGGK
Corruption, Scandals and Ethics Reform:
PG Gambling
    County Government and Politics
    • ben_giles Council votes 8-0 in favor of bag tax bill in Annapolis. Karen Toles abstained, said she has concerns about tax's impact on low-income res.
    • mirandawashpost Prince George’s paves way for 5-cent bag tax wapo.st/wtb2Z8
      • -PG-Politics Fwd: Prince George’s paves way for 5-cent bag tax: ..(From Arthur Turner). is.gd/UJFXa5
      • -PG-Politics Fwd: Re: Prince George’s paves way for 5-cent bag tax: Why not have bio-degradable ... (From S. Strother) is.gd/z9u6Ni
    State Government and Politics
    Big Brother is watching us (and related oppression):
    Business, Transportation and Development
    Local (Municipalities)

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