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Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office releases long awaited police "Do Not Call List"

Baltimore Police generic
Posted at 11:31 AM, Oct 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-29 14:42:28-04

BALTIMORE — On Friday, the Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office released a list of nearly 100 police officers who are said to lack enough credibility to testify in court.

The long awaited list was revealed after the Maryland Court of Special Appeals ruled that it was not exempt from public records laws.

City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby previously claimed the list's release would violate an older law that prevented police disciplinary records from being made public.

Her decision to withhold the list prompted multiple groups to file a lawsuit.

A new law passed during the 2021 Maryland General Assembly went into effect October 1, that now allows public access to some police personnel files.

All officers on this particular list have either pleaded guilty to a crime, been convicted of a crime, had a sustained Internal Affairs complaint, or have a pending criminal trial.

"The Do Not Call list includes those police officers who have engaged in conduct that renders their potential testimony unreliable or non-credible. The State’s Attorney’s Offices will not call officers on the Do Not Call list as a witness," the State's Attorney's Office said in a press release.

Many of the officers are no longer with the department. Others, such as those involved in the Gun Trace Task Force scandal are currently in prison.

The full list can be read below.

Prince George's County on Friday also released their own "Do Not Call List."

That can be found here.