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Mayor Scott signs Police Accountability Board bill into law

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(WEAA)—On Thursday, Mayor Brandon Scott signed the Police Accountability Board into law.

He was joined by several city officials, including Councilman Mark Conway (D-4), who spoke with Gabe Ortis Wednesday evening ahead of the signing.

Baltimore’s City Council passed the bill on Monday with several amendments, include allowing former officers to serve on the board and giving the police department two weeks to refer complaints instead of three days.

A law passed by the General Assembly last year requires each Maryland jurisdiction to have a police accountability board by Friday, July 1.
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