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MD Law Enforcement Letter Signers

Below is a list of more than 50 members of Maryland's law enforcement community, all of whom call upon the Maryland General Assembly to repeal the death penalty in 2008.

 

Gary E. Blair, Greenbelt, MD

Solicitor General, Criminal Division, Office of the Attorney General of Maryland, 2002-2004

Chief, Criminal Division, Office of the Attorney General of Maryland, 1987-2002

Gertrude C. Bartel, Baltimore, MD

Assistant Attorney General for Criminal Appeals and Correctional Litigation, 1983-1984

Assistant State's Attorney, Baltimore City 1980-1983

Bob Bonsib, Greenbelt, MD

Chief, Felony Trials Division, Prince George's County State's Attorney's Office

Deputy State's Attorney, Prince George's County, 1987-1990

Assistant United State's Attorney for the District of Maryland, 1983-1987

Assistant State's Attorney, Prince George's County, 1974-1983

Linwood T. Bradford, Sr., Upper Marlboro, MD

United States Secret Service, Uniform Division (ret.)

Roland Brown, Clinton, MD

Police Officer (ret.), District of Columbia Metropolitan Police

Edward Burns, Baltimore, MD

Detective (ret.), Baltimore City Police Department

Writer/Producer, HBO's "The Wire"

Matthew Campbell, Frederick, MD

Deputy State's Attorney, Howard County 1999-2002

Deputy State's Attorney, Montgomery County, 1984-1998

Assistant State's Attorney, Montgomery County, 1977-1984

Judy Catterton, Rockville, MD

Assistant State's Attorney, Montgomery County, 1973-1982

David Chapman, Mitchellville, MD

Police Officer (ret.), District of Columbia Metropolitan Police

Walter Chase, Trappe, MD

Chief of Police, Town of Easton, 1995-1998

Police Officer (varying ranks), Town of Easton 1959-1995

John L. Clark, Gaithersberg, MD

Corrections Trustee for the District of Columbia, 1997-2002

Warden and Assistant Director of Bureau, Federal Bureau of Prisons, 1974-1997

Daniel M. Clements, Baltimore, MD

Chief of Special Prosecutions, Assistant United State's Attorney for the District of Maryland, 1974-1979

Trial Attorney, United States Department of Justice, 1972-1974

Thomas L. Crowe, Baltimore, MD

Chief, Criminal Division, United States Attorney's Office, 1977-1978

Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Maryland, 1973-1978

Trial Attorney, Criminal Division, United States Department of Justice, 1970-1973

J. Joseph Curran, Baltimore, MD

Attorney General of Maryland, 1987-2007

Laurie A. Doherty, Boyds, MD

Enforcement Branch Chief, Enforcement Division, United States Securities & Exchange Commission, 1997-1999

Enforcement Attorney, Enforcement Division, United States Securities & Exchange Commission, 1989-1997

Anthony Floyd, Clinton, MD

Police Officer (ret.), District of Columbia Metropolitan Police

Daniel F. Goldstein, Baltimore, MD

Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Maryland, 1976-1982

Andrew J. Graham, Baltimore, MD

Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Maryland, 1971-1974

Murray A. Hall, La Plata, MD

Bureau of Engraving Police

Leonard Hamm, Baltimore, MD

Commissioner, Baltimore City Police Department, 2004-Present

Edward Hampton, Mitchellville, MD

United States Park Police, 19792-1992

Martin S. Himeless, Jr., Baltimore, MD

Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Maryland, 1986-1990

Delegate James W. Hubbard, Bowie, MD

Special Assistant to the Director, Prince George's County Department of Corrections, 2002-Present

Lieutenant Colonel, Prince George's County Sheriff's Office, 1972-2002

Member, Maryland House of Delegates, 1992-Present

Dr. Johnnie A. Jones, III, Largo, MD

Acting City Attorney, New Mexico, 1997-1998

Assistant City Attorney, New Mexico, 1994-1997

Assistant District Attorney, New Mexico, 1986-1992

Professor, Prince George's Community College

Marcus Jones, Gaithersburg, MD

Police Lieutenant and Deputy Director of Training, Montgomery County Police, 1985-Present

Gordon C. Kamka

Secretary of Public Safety and Correctional Services, Maryland, 1979-1981

Warden, Baltimore City Jail, 1973-1979

Dale P. Kelberman, Baltimore, MD

Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Maryland, 1987-2003

Assistant Attorney General of Maryland, 1979-1987

Assistant States Attorney, Baltimore City, 1975-1979

Paul F. Kemp, Rohrersvile, MD

Assistant State's Attorney, Montgomery County, 1974-1978

Willie "Sonny" Leggett, Baltimore, MD

Corrections Officer, 1973-1996

Michael R. Levy, Bethesda, MD

Trial Attorney, Commodity Futures Trading Commission Division of Enforcement, 1987-1989

Chuck Lewis, Laurel, MD

Police Officer (ret.), District of Columbia Metropolitan Police

Calvin A. Lightfoot, Baltimore, MD

Deputy Secretary and Secretary, Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, 1983-1987

Executive Deputy Commissioner, NY State Dept of Correction Services, 1981-1983

Warden, Baltimore City Jail, 1979-1981

Corrections Officer, 1963-1979

James Joseph Madigan, Baltimore, MD

Correctional Lieutenant, 1999-Present

Gerard P. Martin, Baltimore, MD
Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Maryland, 1972-1977

Trial Attorney, United Stats Department of Justice, Criminal Division, 1970-1972

Thomas Campbell Morrow, Towson, MD

Assistant State's Attorney, Dade County, FL, 1979-1980

Assistant Attorney General, Maryland Criminal Investigations Division, 1978-1979

Assistant State's Attorney, Baltimore County 1975-1978

Patrick V. Murphy, Bethesda, MD

Police Consultant, Prince George's County Executive Jack Johnson, 2002-2004

Chair, Montgomery County Criminal Justice Coordinating Commission, 1991-1995

Director, Police Policy Board, United States Conference of Mayors, 1985-1998

President, Poilce Foundation, 1973-1985

Commissioner, New York City Police Department, 1970-1975

Commissioner, Detroit Police Department, 1969-1970

Deputy Chief, New York City Police Department, 1964-1965

Chief of Police, Syracuse, New York, 1962-1964

Police Officer to Deputy Inspector, New York City Police Department, 1945-1962

Michael R. Pearson, Greenbelt, MD

Assistant State's Attorney, Prince George's County, 1999-2004

Clarence Sanders, St. Mary's County, MD

Bureau of Engraving Police

Charles P. Scheeler, Baltimore, MD

Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Maryland, 1984-1989

Kurt Schmoke, Baltimore, MD

State's Attorney, Baltimore City, 1982-1987

Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Maryland, 1978

Mayor, Baltimore, 1987-1999

Stuart O. Simms, Baltimore, MD

Secretary of Maryland Dept of Public Safety and Correctional Services, 1997-2002

Deputy State's Attorney and State's Attorney, Baltimore City, 1983-1995

Montella E. Smith, Ellicott City, MD
Detective Sergeant, Baltimore County Police Department, 1984-2004

Honorable Andrew Sonner, Rockville, MD

Judge, Court of Special Appeals of Maryland, 1996-2004

State's Attorney, Montgomery County, 1971-1996

Ronald E. Stalling, Clarksville, MD

United States Secret Service, Uniform Division, 1970-2002

Thomas M. Tamm, Rockville, MD

Assistant State's Attorney, Montgomery County

Trial Attorney, Capital Case Unit, United States Department of Justice

Assistant United States Attorney, Washington, DC

Vincent Tolson, Laurel, MD

Police Officer (ret.), District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department 

Joshua Treem, Baltimore, MD

Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Maryland, 1973-1978 

Ben Vaughan, Rockville, MD

Assistant State's Attorney, Montgomery County, 1983-1985 

Rodney Wilkinson, Temple Hills, MD

Police Officer, District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department 

Benjamin Wright, Baltimore, MD

Patrolman, Pageland, SC Police Department, 1975-1980

Professor, University of Baltimore