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A crime fighting tool that works, July 19th, 2012

Over the past few years, DNA sampling has enabled us to take murderers, rapists and violent criminals off of our streets. That’s why we’re very grateful and heartened by Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts ruling to resume the use of DNA sampling as a tool for our law enforcement efforts. In Maryland, we’ve driven down  Read the Rest…

Making Maryland Safer with the Appropriate Use of DNA, April 25th, 2012

By Colonel Marcus J. Brown, Superintendent, Maryland State Police A lot of smart people came together in 2008 to determine how we could more effectively use DNA technology to make Maryland safer.  They included veteran prosecutors, experienced criminal justice professionals, and concerned legislators.  They agreed with Governor O’Malley’s vision and worked on a fair, practical,  Read the Rest…

New Video on Homeland Security Goal, March 19th, 2012

The way we approach homeland security has drastically changed since September 11, 2001. Perhaps the most lasting and lifesaving tribute we can give to those who died on 9/11 is to better prepare our State – and therefore our nation – for the possibility of another attack, and the inevitability of the next hurricane or  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley Announces Funds to Crack Down on Parole and Probation Violators in Prince George’s County, August 9th, 2011

$306,605 grant will fund new prosecution unit in State’s Attorney’s Office Annapolis, MD (August 9, 2011) – Governor O’Malley today announced a $306,605 grant to the State’s Attorney’s Office in Prince George’s County to launch an initiative aimed at criminal offenders who violate the terms of their parole or probation. The grant will be used  Read the Rest…

License Plate Recognition Announcement, August 4th, 2010

Prince George’s County, Maryland It’s great to be here in Gorgeous Prince George’s County. A few months ago, we chose to announce here in Prince George’s that we’ve succeeded together, as One Maryland, in driving violent crime, homicide, and auto theft down to the lowest rates in our State since 1975 (with a 36% decrease  Read the Rest…

Announcement of the Lowest Violent Crime Rate in Maryland Since 1975, May 10th, 2010

Prince George’s County, Maryland Thank you for hosting all of us here. It’s gorgeous here in Prince George’s County. I thank you all for being here. County Executive Johnson, thank you so much for your leadership. Thank you for being in the arena; thank you for making the changes in leadership that allowed us to  Read the Rest…

DNA & A Government that Works, September 9th, 2009

University of Baltimore School of Law President Bogomolny, thank you for your leadership of this great university. The president gave me dispensation for not having attended this university and I greatly appreciate that. My father-in-law Joe Curran attended this great university, as did my wife. I want to thank Professor Grossman. And thank you, Attorney  Read the Rest…

Recovery Act COPS Press Conference, July 28th, 2009

As Prepared for Delivery Mr. Vice President, Mr. Attorney General, Governor Rendell, Governor Corzine, Governor Markell, Mayor Nutter, Commissioner Ramsey, it is an honor to stand here with you today. Speaking as a governor, let me say upfront that I can personally attest to the difference that the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act is making  Read the Rest…

Maryland State Trooper Graduation, April 3rd, 2009

[As Prepared] Good morning. It’s great to be here and to have the opportunity to join Colonel Sheridan and Special Agent In Charge Lyons in sharing this great day with all of you. To the parents and grandparents, to the husbands and wives, to the sons and daughters, and to all the loved ones who  Read the Rest…

Freedom of Association and Assembly Protection Act of 2009, March 1st, 2009

Prohibits a law enforcement agency from conducting a covert investigation of a person, group, or organization unless a chief or designee makes a finding that the covert justification is justified for specified reasons.  This ensures that valuable resources are expended on tracking criminals and that safeguards are in place to protect the individual liberties of  Read the Rest…