POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY

JUFJ and the coalitions we are part of have been continuously striving for a better Maryland. Police Reform would provide transparency, a platform for trust to be built, and accountability for those in law enforcement.

Police Reform One Pager – JUFJ

Police Transparency – ACLU MD

Police Reform Talking Points

Maryland State

Public Information Act – Maryland Office of the Attorney General

Maryland State

March 23, 2020

In Baltimore, patience and hope as police commissioner wraps up first year – The Washington Post

Maryland State

March 4, 2020

Police Accountability is a Public Safety Measure, Lawmakers Argue – Maryland Matters

Maryland State

March 4, 2020

Activist legal group files suit for police misconduct records in Baltimore, seeking to promote accountability – The Baltimore Sun

Maryland State

February 25. 2020

JHU Policing Board Nominee: ‘I’ve Been a Vocal Opponent’ – Maryland Matters

Baltimore

February 21, 2020

David Plymyer: Restoring Trust in Baltimore Police Dept. Is Job No. 1 – Maryland Matters

Maryland State

February 11, 2020

Fury Over Anton Black Case Leads to Pocomoke City Manager’s Resignation – Maryland Matters

Maryland State

January 30, 2020

The police chief who had the courage to hold an officer accountable for a shooting – The Washington Post

Maryland State

January 10, 2020

Md. ACLU Not Satisfied With Proposed Police Transparency Bill – Maryland Matters

Maryland State

November 14, 2019

State Files Charges Against Ex-Police Chief Associated With Anton Black Death Investigation – Maryland Matters

Montgomery County

October 28, 2019

Opinion: Young People’s Representation Is Essential for MoCo’s Policing Advisory Commission – Maryland Matters

Maryland State

October 18, 2019

Maryland State

October 18, 2019

My son was killed by police 20 years ago. Nothing has changed. – The Washington Post

Maryland State

October 14, 2019

Former Ravens WR Anquan Boldin’s cousin was killed by an officer. Now he’s calling for police accountability. – The Baltimore Sun

Maryland State

October 8, 2019

Maryland State

September 27, 2019

Maryland State

September 13, 2019

Questions Linger One Year After Anton Blacks Death – Maryland Matters

Maryland State

July 25, 2019

76 Baltimore Police misconduct cases have been allowed to expire since 2016 – The Washington Post

Montgomery County

July 12, 2019

Montgomery County Police Release Full Footage Involving Officer Using N-Word – NBC 4 Washington

Montgomery County

July 11, 2019

Panel on police policies debated – The Montgomery County Sentinel

Montgomery County

July 10, 2019

Amid Public Outcry, Montgomery Lawmakers Look to Create Policing Commission – Maryland Matters

Montgomery County

July 10, 2019

Police Advisory Commission Draws Mixed Reaction – Bethesda Magazine

Montgomery County

July 9, 2019

‘We believe in accountability’ Protesters voice concerns about Montgomery County Police Department – WUSA 9

Montgomery County

July 9, 2019

County Officials, Activists Respond to Arrest of Officer in Alleged Police Brutality Incident – Bethesda Magazine

Montgomery County

July 8, 2019

County Civil Rights Groups To Protest Alleged Police Brutality Incident – Bethesda Magazine

Maryland State

June 24, 2019

Anton Black Lawyers Allege Police Body Cam Footage Was Altered – Maryland Matters

Montgomery County

June 7, 2019

Residents voice concerns over Montgomery County policing – WTOP

Montgomery County

May 17, 2019

Police Pledge ‘Transparency’ in Racial Slur Investigation – Bethesda Magazine

Montgomery County

May 16, 2019

Montgomery County seeking police shooting accountability – FOX 5 DC

Montgomery County

May 16, 2019

Community protests MCP interaction with two African Americans – The Montgomery County Sentinel 

Montgomery County

May 16, 2019

Council Seeks More Information after Officer’s Racial Slur Caught on Video – Bethesda Magazine

Montgomery County

May 14, 2019

Community holds rally after video shows police officer using racial slur – Local DVM

Montgomery County

May 7, 2019

Justice Reform Group Urges Citizen Police Oversight Board, Policy Reviews – Bethesda Magazine

Maryland State

April 26, 2019

Power Attorney Tim Maloney Steps Into Anton Black Death Investigation – Maryland Matters

Montgomery County

April 8, 2019

Silver Spring residents demand action after investigation clears officer in death of Robert White – WTOP

Maryland State

January 3, 2019

Racial discrimination in the Prince George’s Police Department – Progressive Maryland

Maryland State

December 12, 2018

Prince George’s Officers of Color File Federal Lawsuit Challenging Widespread Race Discrimination, Retaliation by PGPD – Washington Lawyers’ Committee

Maryland State

March 3, 2018

Maryland State

August 10, 2016

The systematic racism in Baltimore’s police force – The Washington Post, Editorial Board

Maryland State

June 23, 2016

In Baltimore, another case closed in Freddie Gray’s death – The Washington Post

Maryland State

June 25, 2015

An Interview With A Baltimore Cop Who’s Revealing The Horrible Things He Saw on the Job – The Washington Post

May 14, 2015

Historian Says Don’t ‘Sanitize’ How Our Government Created Ghettos – NPR

Maryland State

April 29, 2015

From Ferguson to Baltimore: The Fruits of Government-Sponsored Segregation – Economic Policy Institute

Maryland State

January 16, 2015

Reform Maryland’s officer’s bill of rights – The Baltimore Sun

Maryland State

September 8, 2014

Washington’s Ferguson Next Door – POLITICO Magazine

National Partnership for Women & Families: State Paid Leave Laws

National Partnership for Women & Families: Evidence from State Programs

MD Department of Legislative Services: 2019 Paid Family Leave Report

Montgomery County

July 31, 2019

Social Justice Groups Back Montgomery County Police Chief Nomination

Montgomery County

July 23, 2019

MCPD acting chief briefs council on community-police relations

Baltimore

July 21, 2019

Baltimore Jews against ICE

Baltimore

July 18, 2019

Jewish Activists of ‘Never Again’ Action Oppose Immigrant Detention Centers

DC

July 17, 2019

Jewish groups protest ‘concentration camps’ on border

Baltimore

July 12, 2019

Lights For Liberty Vigil Planned In Baltimore Ahead Of ICE Raids

DC

July 9, 2019

Inside the Jewish Effort to Stop ICE and Trump’s ‘Concentration Camps’

Baltimore

July 3, 2019

Letter to the Editor by JUFJ member Toby Ditz: Baltimore needs Fair Elections

Baltimore

July 1, 2019

As City Water Bills Increase by 10%, Advocates Demand Affordability Measures

DC

May 27, 2019

Tax Incentives For D.C. Tech Companies Expected To Be Slashed

Baltimore

May 17, 2019

Dozens of Baltimoreans give impassioned testimonies at hearing for Water Accountability & Equity Act

Montgomery County

May 13, 2019

Rally, March Planned After Cop Heard Using Racial Slur In Video

Montgomery County

May 10, 2019

Fallout continues from ‘disturbing’ video showing officer using the n-word

Montgomery County

May 9, 2019

Jawando’s LETT Act unanimously approved by County Council

Montgomery County

May 2, 2019

J Associates to honor Mitzvah Stars

Maryland State

April 24, 2019

Here Is Text of the Letter Unions and Progressive Groups Are Sending to House Democrats

DC

April 15, 2019

Trump doubles down on Islamophobic attacks as threats against Ilhan Omar rise

Montgomery County

April 8, 2019

Public Poll Adds to Debate about Next Police Chief

Baltimore

April 5, 2019

Bill to end state control of Baltimore police won’t pass this year after opposition from city senators

Baltimore

April 3, 2019

Countless Families Will Keep Their Homes in Baltimore Because Of This Huge Water Bill Win

DC

March 23, 2019

As D.C. leaders tout reforms, latest ethics scandal evokes city’s history of corruption

DC

March 21, 2019

D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson Isn’t Power Hungry

DC

March 15, 2019

Bernie 2020 Becomes First Presidential To Unionize With UFCW

DC

March 6, 2019

D.C. Council member Jack Evans urged to resign from Democratic Party leadership

DC

March 5, 2019

DC Council shelves vote on bill to increase homestead deduction

Maryland State

March 2, 2019

Coalition of groups call for Delegate Lisanti to resign

DC

February 20, 2019

Graham Roth: Why is the DC Council less progressive than the national Democratic Party?