ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Wes Moore released the following statement on the Senate confirmation of Lt. Col. Roland Butler as Superintendent of the Maryland Department of State Police:
“With three decades of exemplary service in the department, Lt. Col. Roland Butler is the best person to move the Maryland Department of State Police forward. I want to thank the members of the Senate for overwhelmingly supporting his confirmation.
Lt. Col. Butler will work in partnership to execute his vision and reform the department by increasing morale, building trust, and addressing the concerns that were raised both prior to his tenure and during the nomination process. Lt. Col. Butler has my full confidence–I know he will build a department that reflects the values of our great state and is diverse, well-trained, and thoroughly prepared for any challenge we might face.
Throughout this process, I have been proud to support such a well-qualified, historic candidate and I look forward to swearing in Lt. Col. Roland Butler as the next Superintendent of the Maryland Department of State Police.”
Press release 03/31/2023.