Hofmann and Richardson discuss police accountability

During a March commissioner meeting, Sheriff Gary Hofmann, right, and State’s Attorney Lance Richardson discuss the state-required police accountability board that will go into effect in Queen Anne’s County July 1.

CENTREVILLE — Acknowledging a greater need for police accountability in other jurisdictions, political and law enforcement leaders in Queen Anne’s County are chafed by a state-required board overseeing public complaints against police officers.

“Whether the accountability board is appropriate for Queen Anne’s County raises the same question as to whether one size fits all,” said Commissioner Steve Wilson. “Does it ever?”

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