For Immediate Release
December 14, 2012
At a press conference earlier this morning, Attorney General Michael A. Delaney released the N.H. State Police investigative file relating to the execution of a search warrant and an arrest warrant at 517 Post Road in Greenland by the Attorney General's Drug Task Force and Greenland Police on April 12, 2012, which resulted in the death of Greenland Police Chief Michael Maloney. Attorney General Delaney also released the report of the Greenland Incident Review Commission, which was formed in early May to conduct an independent review of that incident. In its report, the Commission made recommendations regarding the management and supervisory structure of the Drug Task Force, the tactical operation on April 12th, and the policies and procedures for the Drug Task Force.
Attorney General Delaney announced today that retired New Hampshire State Police Captain Scott Sweet was hired in October as the new Commander of the Drug Task Force. Under Commander Sweet's leadership, the task force has taken the following steps:
Each of the above steps is in keeping with the recommendations set forth in the Commission's report. The Attorney General has accepted the Commission's other recommendations and has charged Commander Sweet with establishing a timeline and strategy for their implementation.
The Commission's report and a powerpoint that summarizes the State Police investigative findings are available on the Department of Justice website at http://doj.nh.gov/media-center/press-releases/2012/index.htm. A copy of the full State Police investigative file can be obtained at the Attorney General's Office.
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