Article - Public Safety
(a) (1) Each law enforcement agency shall require a police officer who was involved in a use of force incident in the line of duty to file an incident report regarding the use of force by the end of the officer’s shift unless the officer is disabled.
(2) The incident report required under paragraph (1) of this subsection shall include:
(i) the type of encounter;
(ii) the type of force used;
(iii) the location of the incident where force was used;
(iv) whether the individual against whom force was used was arrested;
(v) what charges, if any, for which the individual against whom force was used was arrested;
(vi) whether the individual against whom force was used requested or required medical care;
(vii) whether the law enforcement officer requested or required medical care; and
(viii) demographic information about any individuals against whom force was used and any law enforcement officer involved in the incident, including race, ethnicity, gender, and age.
(b) (1) On or before July 1, 2023, and July 1 each year thereafter, each law enforcement agency shall submit to the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission the aggregate data of police officers’ use of force reported in accordance with subsection (a) of this section for the previous calendar year, aggregated by numbers of complaints administratively charged, not charged, unfounded, and exonerated.
(2) On or before July 15 each year, the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission shall post on its website and submit to the General Assembly, in accordance with § 2–1257 of the State Government Article, a compendium of the information submitted by law enforcement agencies under paragraph (1) of this subsection.
(3) If a law enforcement agency has not submitted the report required under paragraph (1) of this subsection by July 1 for the previous calendar year, the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services may not make any grant funds available to that law enforcement agency.