Prince George's County Sheriff Melvin High talks about the importance of law enforcement during a roundtable discussion on 21st century policing at the sheriff's office in Upper Marlboro on Nov. 13. Photo by William J. Ford
Prince George's County

Prince George’s Co. Holds Discussion on Modern-Day Policing

Police and sheriff departments need to be more transparent, hire a more diverse workforce and instill trust with the community.

Those were just three of the dozens of recommendations mentioned Friday, Nov. 13 at a law enforcement roundtable held at the Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office in Upper Marlboro. Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Maryland) led the discussion which focused on a report by President Barack Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing.
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