First Annual Report: In November 2022, the IID released its 1st Annual Report. It includes statistics and summaries from the first year of cases, legal updates, and a look at the Division’s investigative process.
Statute: The Maryland law authorizing the IID can be found here: Md. Code, State Gov't § 6-602. The related law requiring agencies to notify and cooperate with the IID can be found here: Md. Code, Public Safety § 3-527.
Operating Procedures (formerly “protocols"): The IID has developed a set of comprehensive operating procedures to govern its work. This document has been distributed to all law enforcement agencies throughout the State and can be found here.
Legal Opinions and Advice: The Office of the Attorney General's Opinions and Advice Division has released the following opinions and non-confidential advice letters that are relevant to the use of force by law enforcement.
Necessary and Proportional
Use of Force Prosecutions Advice Letter
General inquiries: 410-576-7070, IID@oag.state.md.us
Victim/witness inquiries: Tiffany Bright, Coordinator, 410-576-6377, firstname.lastname@example.org
Media inquiries: Thomas Lester, Public Information Officer, 410-576-7078, email@example.com
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