Legal Defense Plan

Legal Defense Plan Coverage Includes:

  • Representation at internal departmental interrogations
  • Representation at departmental suspension hearings
  • Representation at departmental disciplinary hearing boards
  • Representation in grievance hearings where counsel is requested and approved by SLEOLA
  • Representation on complaints for injunctive relief for members denied rights afforded to them under the Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights
  • Representation at safety review board hearings
  • Representation in District and Circuit Courts for violations that occurred while on-duty
  • Representation on appeals to the Circuit Court from departmental disciplinary hearings board proceedings resulting in termination of employment of the member
  • Unlimited legal advice and guidance on all issues above

Council, Baradel, Kosmerl, & Nolan, P.A.
125 West St, 4th floor
Annapolis, MD 21401

John J. Doud
Office: 410 268-6600
Cell: 517 281-1140





Our monthly board meeting will be held tonight September 26th @ 6:00 PM.
The meeting will be held @ our SLEOLA office in Severna Park.
As always, all members are welcomed and encouraged to attend.
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Today, SLEOLA members joined Governor Hogan for the signing of our Memorandum Of Understanding, which covers the pay, benefits, and working conditions for our members. ... See MoreSee Less

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I spent this morning with the 27 members of The Natural Resources Police 58th Basic Recruit Class who will be graduating next week....Then spent the afternoon attending the graduation of the 145th Maryland State Police Trooper Candidate Class. Proud of these men and women entering our profession during these challenging times. Be safe my brothers and sisters! ... See MoreSee Less

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Speaking with MD State Police Academy Class 145 about SLEOLA's benefits and what we do for our members. ... See MoreSee Less

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The 144th Maryland State Police Academy Class on Graduation Day! We welcome these 39 new troopers to our ranks, and are grateful for their choice to protect and serve ... See MoreSee Less

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