Tag: Howard County

Racist, Sexist Maryland Sheriff Resigns

A Maryland sheriff’s last day was Saturday after an investigation found he frequently made racist, anti-Semitic and sexist comments at work and created a “hostile work environment.” James Fitzgerald resigned last week from his position as sheriff of Howard County, Maryland, a county of more than300,000 people. Officials had been…

Cops Get Schooled on Intellectual Disabilities

Police officers in Howard County, Maryland, will be receiving a new kind of training to teach them how to appropriately handle situations involving people with intellectual disabilities. In certain situations, people with intellectual disabilities, such as Down syndrome or autism, may not respond in the same manner as someone who…