PUBLIC NOTICE

The County Council of Dorchester County, Maryland will conduct a public hearing at 6:03 p.m. on Tuesday, October 4, 2022 in Room 110, County Office Building, 501 Court Lane, Cambridge, Maryland 21613 AN ACT OF THE COUNTY COUNCIL OF DORCHESTER COUNTY, MARYLAND ACTING PURSUANT TO TITLE 3, LAW ENFORCEMENT, SUBTITLE 1, POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY AND DISCIPLINE, OF THE PUBLIC SAFETY ARTICLE OF THE ANNOTATED CODE OF MARYLAND TO ESTABLISH A POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY BOARD AND AN ADMINISTRATIVE CHARGING COMMITTEE; SETTING FORTH THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR MEMBERS AND METHOD OF APPOINTMENT; PROVIDING FOR A PROCESS TO RECEIVE AND REVIEW CERTAIN COMPLAINTS ALLEGING POLICE MISCONDUCT; SETTING FORTH THE DUTIES OF THE BOARD AND THE COMMITTEE; DEFINING CERTAIN TERMS; PROVIDING FOR THE STAGGERING OF INITIAL APPOINTMENTS TO THE BOARD AND THE COMMITTEE; PROVIDING FOR THE APPLICATION OF THIS ACT; AND GENERALLY RELATING TO POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY IN DORCHESTER COUNTY, MARYLAND.

The public is invited to attend the hearing and to provide comments which are generally limited to three minutes per individual.

COUNTY COUNCIL OF DORCHESTER COUNTY, MARYLAND
By: Jay L. Newcomb, President