Retired Maryland police chief used arson for vendettas, prosecutors say; a stirring dog may have saved one family

“When you look at his history of service, 20 years rising to the level of major in a large metropolitan police department, serving as a chief of police, serving his community in that capacity, that’s a personality profile that’s inconsistent with what is in the statement of charges, so that’s something that’s got to be addressed,” Bonsib said after the hearing.