UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — A Maryland police chief is stepping down amid stories alleging racial bias and discrimination toward officers of color.
Prince George’s County police Chief Hank Stawinski resigned Thursday as the NAACP deliberate to retain a vote of no-self belief in opposition to his management. The resignation also comes after the American Civil Liberties Union detailed discriminatory practices and retaliation by the division in a 94-page exclaim.
Thirteen sad and Hispanic officers requested the ACLU to file a lawsuit on their behalf in 2018, accusing the division of allowing racist actions and punishing minority officers who reported the incidents. County Executive Angela Alsobrooks made the announcement. Stawinski didn’t straight answer to comment requests.
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