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Governor O’Malley Hosts Better Choices, Better Results Forum on Maryland Public Safety Initiatives, November 21st, 2013

Media Contacts: Nina Smith   Office: 410-974-2316 GOVERNOR O’MALLEY HOSTS BETTER CHOICES, BETTER RESULTS FORUM ON MARYLAND PUBLIC SAFETY INITIATIVES   ANNAPOLIS, MD - Governor Martin O’Malley today hosted Maryland’s Better Choices, Better Results forum on public safety and homeland security. This was the fourth in a series of sessions designed to foster an ongoing, collaborative dialogue on establishing a stronger middle  Read the Rest…

Efforts to Promote the Integrity of Maryland Correctional Institutions Continue: Maryland Prison Task Force’s Work Leads to More Indictments, November 21st, 2013

Media Contacts: Nina Smith    Office: 410-974-2316 Efforts to Promote the Integrity of Maryland Correctional Institutions Continue: Maryland Prison Task Force’s Work Leads to More Indictments ANNAPOLIS, MD – In 2011, Maryland officials spearheaded the creation of the Maryland Corrections Task Force, a partnership between federal, state, and local law enforcement personnel to combat gangs and root  Read the Rest…

Prince George’s County Warrant Initiative Yields 596 Arrests, October 30th, 2013

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O’Malley-Brown Administration Hosts Roundtable in Honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, October 16th, 2013

Annapolis, MD — Governor Martin O’Malley and Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown today highlighted the importance of Domestic Violence Awareness month with a roundtable to discuss domestic violence in Maryland. The Governor and Lt. Governor hosted 14 law enforcement, non-profit, government, and community partners to discuss the importance of working collaboratively to prevent domestic violence  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley Announces Appointments To Commission For Effective Community Inclusion Of Individuals With Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities, October 2nd, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD  - Governor Martin O’Malley today announced several appointments to the Commission for Effective Community Inclusion of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.  The Governor previously announced his designation of Dr. Timothy P. Shriver, Chairman and CEO of Special Olympics, to chair the Commission.  These appointments are effective today, October 2, 2013. The Commission  Read the Rest…

Statement from Governor Martin O’Malley on Shooting at Washington Navy Yard, September 17th, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley issued the following statement on yesterday’s shooting at the Washington Navy Yard: “Yesterday, Maryland and our nation witnessed a senseless act of violence in neighboring Washington, D.C. Our hearts and prayers are with the victims — including six Maryland residents — and their loved ones. “This loss of life  Read the Rest…

Lindsey Rekstis Speech at Dover Bridge on Behalf of SO4S, August 19th, 2013

Lindsey Reksitis was the President of the Queen Anne’s High School Class of 2012 and a friend of Conner Rice who was a freshman when he was killed in a fatal crash in September 2011. Lindsey was instrumental in organizing “Support Overpass 4 Students” (SO4S) and has spoken to support the new interchange. Her remarks  Read the Rest…

Maryland Continues Historic Reduction in Crime, August 15th, 2013

Maryland’s total incidents of crime and total crime rate lowest since 1975 Violent crime, homicides and property crime driven down to the lowest rates since 1975 ANNAPOLIS, MD – State officials today announced that 2012 year-end crime data compiled by the Maryland State Police and submitted to the FBI for use in the national crime  Read the Rest…

Governor Martin O’Malley Announces Appointments to the Maryland Center for School Safety Governing Board, July 15th, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD  - Governor Martin O’Malley today  announced the appointments of Lorig Charkoudian, Ph.D., Theresa E. Detorie, Valerie S. Carr, and Elizabeth Watson Ray to the Maryland Center for School Safety Governing Board. Additionally, the Governor appointed State Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Lillian Lowery, as chair.  These appointments are effective today, July 15, 2013. “I am  Read the Rest…

Governor Martin O’Malley Announces Additional Actions to Combat Gangs and Root out Corruptions at Baltimore City Detention Center, June 6th, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today announced actions already taken since the indictments at the Baltimore City Detention Center (BCDC), as well as a plan that the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS) will enact moving forward to combat gangs and root out corruption at all Maryland prisons. “Like all Marylanders, I  Read the Rest…