PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. — Prince George's County Executive Angela Alsobrooks thanked police for responding quickly and said she was OK after WUSA9 spoke to her from a distance following protesters showing up outside her Mayland home Saturday afternoon.
A variety of social groups showed up outside Alsobrooks' home, according to Meredith Curtis with the ACLU of Maryland.
In all, 50 people were outside Alsobrooks home. Some brought signs while others laid outside her house on the sidewalk.
The groups involved were the Coalition of Concerned Mothers, Community Justice, Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Prince George’s County, Concerned Citizens for Bail Reform, Mount Ranier Organizing for Racial Equality, the JustUs Initiative, the Justice for Tyrone West Coalition, according to the ACLU of Maryland.
Some police vehicles were still at Alsobrooks' home after protesters had already left outside of her home.
Before the gathering at Alsobrooks home, protesters were at a rally in Forestville that featured many family members of loved ones killed by PGPD officers and other law enforcement in Maryland, added the ACLU of Maryland.
Prince George's County recently paid the family of William Green $20 million dollars in regard to his fatal January shooting by former PGPD officer Cpl. Michael Owen.
In June, Alsobrooks accepted the resignation of Police Chief Hank Stawinski and to fix whatever is "broken" in PGPD after a report was released documenting numerous allegations that serious complaints about racial bias in the department were never adequately investigated.