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2 Information to be Released

Crime or incident information to be released by the PIO upon media request


2.2 Identity of victim or name of person who reported the crime

May be released except in cases of sexual assault, sexual- related offenses or in cases when the victim's family has not been noified


3.1 Information not releasable

the identity of victims of sex- related crimes


3.8 Information not releasable- Juvenile

The identity of any juvenile taken into custody who has not been waived by the court as an adult


5.8 Statistics- It is the policy of MDTA to withhold statistical information regarding the number of suicides, attempted suicides, or lookouts for suicide at MDTA facilities

Members of the media may obtain this information only by filing a request under the Maryland Public Information Act