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NCJ Number: 150236 Find in a Library
Title: Maryland State Police 1993 Annual Report
Corporate Author: Maryland State Police
Planning and Research Division
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 23
Sponsoring Agency: Maryland State Police
Pikesville, MD 21208
National Institute of Justice/
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Maryland State Police
Planning and Research Division
Pikesville, MD 21208
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Major accomplishments of the Maryland State Police, delineated in this 1993 annual report, include the establishment of a Violent Crime Strike Force, Drug Task Force operations that netted 1,518 arrests, and the first full year of operation of the Insurance Fraud Unit.
Abstract: The Violent Crime Strike Force was established to assist local law enforcement agencies. Drug Task Force operations resulted in the seizure of $3,753,000 in assets from 400 drug cases. During the first full year of the Insurance Fraud Unit's operation, 253 written complaints were received that involved $7.5 million in suspected fraud. Other Maryland State Police initiatives during 1993 included a program to destroy all confiscated firearms in lieu of selling them to licensed firearm dealers, the Safe Streets Task Force, control over the sale of weapons at gun shows, a multijurisdictional task force to address vehicle theft and carjacking, drug abuse education in schools, criminal investigation centralization, police officer body armor purchases, and issuance of oleoresin capsicum (pepper mace) to all sworn police officers. Activities of the Maryland State Police's Field Operations Bureau are detailed, with supporting data provided on service calls. 2 tables and 2 figures
Main Term(s): Police annual reports
Index Term(s): Drug law enforcement; Insurance fraud; Maryland; Offense statistics; Police statistics; State crime statistics; State police; Violence prevention; Violent crimes
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