Baltimore County Council. Credit: John Lee

The Baltimore County Council put off for several weeks Monday night a vote on how it is going to set up a police accountability board.

It comes after activists questioned whether the board as proposed would do little to hold the police department accountable.

The police accountability board would receive public complaints about police misconduct, hold regular meetings with law enforcement and recommend policy changes.

County Council Chairman Julian Jones said they delayed the vote because amendments are in the works.

“We worked extremely hard to come to some consensus,” Jones said. “I think we are there.”

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