Quoted in the Annapolis Capital Today: Police Defend Photo Practice Amid Complaints of Profiling

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If the police department is not photographing suspects based on a pattern of racial bias, the practice is likely legal, said Scott MacMullan, a criminal defense attorney based in Annapolis.

Police have to allow suspects the right to walk away or shield themselves from a photograph, said MacMullan, who was not at the meeting. But police can photograph a suspect in a public area, he said.

Annapolis Police Chief

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