Criminal Law

Black police chief who alleged race discrimination is convicted in misconduct case

The fired black police chief of Pocomoke City was convicted Wednesday of misconduct charges in a case that revived racial tensions in the Eastern Shore community.

Kelvin Sewell’s conviction comes after city officials in March settled a federal civil rights lawsuit the former chief filed alleging an “unchecked pattern and practice of virulent” discrimination, and agreed to reform its police policies and training.

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