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Two days before County Executive John Olszewski Jr. announced a series of police reforms to improve accountability and promote equitable policing, the president of the Fraternal Order of Police Baltimore County Lodge 4 posted a letter on the Lodge web site (

David Rose, the Lodge president, wrote “There is a perception that police officers across America and in Maryland have no regard for citizen rights, the use of force is commonplace and there is no mechanism to discipline officers for misconduct.

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