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No charges after camera installed in Glen Burnie boys bathroom

Tuesday - 4/16/2013, 4:47pm  ET

UPDATE - Tuesday - 4/16/2013 4:45 p.m.

WASHINGTON - A Glen Burnie school resource officer will not face charges after police found he installed a camera in a high school boys bathroom.

After seizing the camera, Anne Arundel police issued a search warrant and took several of the officer's computers, detectives found no evidence to warrant charges against the officer, police Spokesman Lt. Michael Brothers says.

"After consultation with the States Attorneys office, it was found that no law was broken," Brothers says.

The camera did not record, store or transmit any images or sound, police say.

EARLIER - Thursday - 3/21/2013 1:23 p.m.

GLEN BURNIE, Md. - Anne Arundel County Police say an officer has been put on administrative leave after he allegedly installed a video camera in a men's restroom at a high school.

Police say a student at Glen Burnie High School saw the camera in a top corner on Wednesday and told school officials. Police and school officials searched all the restrooms and locker rooms at the school, but found no other cameras.

Authorities say that an investigation shows that a police officer installed the camera, without knowledge of the police department or school system. No images were found on the camera.

Police say the officer, a 14-year veteran assigned to the Special Services Bureau, has had his police powers suspended.

The investigation into the incident is continuing.


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