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By New York Times News Service | December 16, 1993
WASHINGTON -- In one of the largest police corruption cases in Washington's history, a dozen officers have been indicted on charges that they took bribes to protect federal undercover agents who they thought were drug dealers and to help transport cocaine.The indictment was returned by a federal grand jury Tuesday, when the defendants were taken into custody. All 12 pleaded not guilty yesterday and were taken from the courtroom to a local jail, where they will be held pending hearings on whether they should be granted bail.
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By Tricia Bishop and Tricia Bishop,SUN STAFF | November 27, 2002
Jacqueline F. Brown, the Howard County school system's director of academic reform, has resigned from her position to become chief administrative officer in Prince George's County under its newly elected county executive, Jack B. Johnson. "She's going to help me manage the county," Johnson said yesterday. "We are going to focus on the quality of life and raising the standards. ... She'll be the person responsible for making that happen." Johnson said Brown's background in education administration gave her the kind of management skills he was looking for. He had interviewed her for an education position within the county, but after meeting her he realized she was qualified to be chief administrative officer.
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By Staff report | December 18, 1992
Annapolis Police Officer Keith L. Brown was fired yesterday, two weeks after a police trial board found him guilty of charges stemming from his failure to keep his K-9 dog on a leash during a drunken disturbance at an Annapolis American Legion Post.Officer Brown could not be reached last night for comment.
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By Consella A. Lee and Consella A. Lee,SUN STAFF | February 12, 1996
For 3 1/2 years, Officer Timothy S. Brown has taken time to pay extra attention to neighborhood children as he makes his rounds in Brooklyn Park."He goes out of his way to help the kids," said Dolores Impallaria, president of the Northern District Police Relations Council. "He tries to show them that he's human like they are, and it helps them."Officer Brown's work in the community has earned him the Northern District Officer of the Year award for 1995. He will receive a plaque on Valentine's Day from the police relations council.
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By Consella A. Lee and Consella A. Lee,SUN STAFF | February 12, 1996
For 3 1/2 years, Officer Timothy S. Brown has taken time to pay extra attention to neighborhood children as he makes his rounds in Brooklyn Park."He goes out of his way to help the kids," said Dolores Impallaria, president of the Northern District Police Relations Council. "He tries to show them that he's human like they are, and it helps them."Officer Brown's work in the community has earned him the Northern District Officer of the Year award for 1995. He will receive a plaque on Valentine's Day from the police relations council.
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December 6, 1992
A police trial board has recommended that a 31-year-old Annapolis officer be suspended for 10 days without pay for failing to keep his K-9 dog on a leash and filing a false report.Officer Keith L. Brown was also found guilty of unbecoming conduct by the three-member board Friday, but five other charges against him were dismissed. Police Chief Harold Robbins will review and act on the board's recommendation.A complaint was filed against Officer Brown after he left his dog with a fellow officer while investigating a shooting Aug. 25, 1991, at one of the city's public housing projects.
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January 7, 1994
An Anne Arundel Circuit Court judge yesterday upheld the firing of an Annapolis police officer accused of lying about how he and fellow officers responded to a drunken disturbance at the Cook-Pinkney American Legion Post 141 on Forest Drive.Judge Robert H. Heller Jr. ruled yesterday that there was sufficient evidence to support Chief Harold Robbins' dismissal of Officer Keith L. Brown, a 32-year-old officer assigned to the canine unit.Officer Brown was one of several officers who responded to a disturbance at the legion post March 16, 1992.
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By Greg Tasker and Greg Tasker,Staff Writer Staff writers Joe Nawrozki and Alisa Samuels contributed to this article | September 1, 1992
OCEAN CITY -- In a rare outbreak of deadly violence, a suspect in the robbery and killing of a guest at the Stowaway Motel was shot to death early yesterday by an Ocean City police officer.Authorities said Officer Joseph Brown, patrolling the Boardwalk on horseback, witnessed what he thought was a robbery in an outside corridor of the motel at 22nd Street, heard a shot, and confronted a shotgun-wielding suspect identified as John William Taylor of Salisbury.Mr. Taylor, 38, was pointing a 12-gauge, sawed-off shotgun at Officer Brown when the policeman fired his semiautomatic service pistol and fatally wounded the suspect near the Stowaway's swimming pool, police said.
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By TaNoah V. Sterling and TaNoah V. Sterling,Sun Staff Writer | May 12, 1995
In two and a half years as an Eastern District police officer, Sam Brown had written too many reports on too many accidents. had to do something. He organized Pasadena Safety Day to teach residents about safety on the road and in their homes.The second annual safety day, scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow at Northeast High School, will include "jaws of life" and first aid demonstrations, sky divers, helicopters, a custom car show and the county police bicycle patrol."I figure the more exhibits and events, the more people will show up," said Officer Brown, who is expecting a crowd of about 1,000 tomorrow.
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By TaNoah V. Sterling and TaNoah V. Sterling,Sun Staff Writer | September 23, 1994
Pasadena middle school students can put on their dancing shoes this school year and leave one Friday a month open for the electric slide and their favorite hip-hop music.The Friday night hop has returned for youngsters in grades six through eight with '70s disco effects and '90s music.Eastern District county police Officer Sam Brown coordinated the first dance for Pasadena, aimed at students of George Fox Middle School but open to all middle school students.More than 100 youngsters showed up last Friday night at Northeast High School.
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August 11, 1995
An 80-year-old Millersville man wanted for questioning in an alleged assault on a postal worker was charged Tuesday evening with attacking a Northern District officer, county police said.At 5 p.m. Tuesday, postal worker Robert V. Agoney locked the doors of the Glen Burnie Post Office in the 7500 block of Ritchie Highway. When he opened the doors to let a customer out, a man who wanted to get inside punched him in the face as he tried to block the entrance, police said. Mr. Agoney got the man's tag number and called police.
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By TaNoah V. Sterling and TaNoah V. Sterling,Sun Staff Writer | May 12, 1995
In two and a half years as an Eastern District police officer, Sam Brown had written too many reports on too many accidents. had to do something. He organized Pasadena Safety Day to teach residents about safety on the road and in their homes.The second annual safety day, scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow at Northeast High School, will include "jaws of life" and first aid demonstrations, sky divers, helicopters, a custom car show and the county police bicycle patrol."I figure the more exhibits and events, the more people will show up," said Officer Brown, who is expecting a crowd of about 1,000 tomorrow.
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March 31, 1995
A Western District officer took time off from fighting crime Wednesday afternoon to help a baby sitter who had been locked out of a house by a toddler, county police said.Officer Howard Brown went to a house in the 2200 block of September Drive about noon and found Julissa Cassidy, 23, and 4-year-old Raleigh O'Conner outside. They had been locked out by Michael O'Conner, age 15 months, police said.It was about noon that Raleigh walked out of the house and wandered down September Drive. Ms. Cassidy chased him, and Raleigh's brother slammed the front door and locked them out. The boy and Ms. Cassidy's 9-month-old daughter, Alison Cassidy, were inside.
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By TaNoah V. Sterling and TaNoah V. Sterling,Sun Staff Writer | September 23, 1994
Pasadena middle school students can put on their dancing shoes this school year and leave one Friday a month open for the electric slide and their favorite hip-hop music.The Friday night hop has returned for youngsters in grades six through eight with '70s disco effects and '90s music.Eastern District county police Officer Sam Brown coordinated the first dance for Pasadena, aimed at students of George Fox Middle School but open to all middle school students.More than 100 youngsters showed up last Friday night at Northeast High School.
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By Kris Antonelli and Gregory P. Kane and Kris Antonelli and Gregory P. Kane,Sun Staff Writers | July 19, 1994
The girlfriend of a 23-year-old Elkridge man who was shot to death by police in Linthicum Heights on Sunday evening said he had smoked PCP shortly before the scuffle that authorities said he had with the officer.Richard Brian Chapman, who lived in the first block of Baja Way, died immediately after the shooting, Anne Arundel County police said. Police said they searched the van Mr. Chapman was driving and found an unloaded semiautomatic handgun. Police also said Mr. Chapman had two outstanding arrest warrants for malicious destruction of property.
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By Peter Hermann and Peter Hermann,Sun Staff Writer | July 3, 1994
Undercover Baltimore police officers saturated the Fells Point tourist area Friday night and early yesterday on the second weekend in a row and charged more than 50 people with unruly behavior.Sweeping into the waterfront community of trendy bars, restored 19th-century rowhouses and 4,000 residents, officers continued their new "nobody gets a break" policy, strictly enforcing the laws on alcohol, littering and disorderly conduct.Answering complaints from many of the people arrested or summoned to court, Officer David Brown said even minor offenses such as drinking alcohol and urinating in public contribute to the city's decay.
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By Norris West and Norris West,Staff Writer | May 12, 1993
A female Baltimore officer has filed a federal sexual harassment lawsuit seeking $12 million in damages because a male officer allegedly subjected her to lewd comments and gestures.Officer Ditanya Washington, 24, filed the suit Monday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore against Officer William Brown, who she said often acted as her supervisor in the absence of her sergeant.The state of Maryland, Baltimore's mayor and City Council, city police officials and Police Commissioner Edward V. Woods also were named as defendants.
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By Sheridan Lyons and Sheridan Lyons,Staff Writer | January 1, 1993
An alert Baltimore County police officer stopped a robbery suspect returning to a Dundalk motel yesterday morning, arrested the man and confiscated a draftsman's T square the suspect had allegedly presented as a gun in six holdups since Tuesday.John Kevin Joiner, 32, of Brunswick was charged with four counts of robbery with a deadly weapon, the Dec. 27 burglary of Gattus' Bar in the 600 block of North Point Road, and petty theft of a license plate from a car parked outside the bar, said county police spokesman Sgt. Stephen R. Doarnberger.
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January 7, 1994
An Anne Arundel Circuit Court judge yesterday upheld the firing of an Annapolis police officer accused of lying about how he and fellow officers responded to a drunken disturbance at the Cook-Pinkney American Legion Post 141 on Forest Drive.Judge Robert H. Heller Jr. ruled yesterday that there was sufficient evidence to support Chief Harold Robbins' dismissal of Officer Keith L. Brown, a 32-year-old officer assigned to the canine unit.Officer Brown was one of several officers who responded to a disturbance at the legion post March 16, 1992.
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By New York Times News Service | December 16, 1993
WASHINGTON -- In one of the largest police corruption cases in Washington's history, a dozen officers have been indicted on charges that they took bribes to protect federal undercover agents who they thought were drug dealers and to help transport cocaine.The indictment was returned by a federal grand jury Tuesday, when the defendants were taken into custody. All 12 pleaded not guilty yesterday and were taken from the courtroom to a local jail, where they will be held pending hearings on whether they should be granted bail.
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