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Baltimore Greets the New Commissioner

Mark L. Dennis and Jay L. Baker

As acting Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison enters his second week on the job, we hear from community leaders David Troy of the group Baltimore City Voters and Rev. Dr. S. Todd Yeary of Douglas Memorial Community Church about their first impressions. And Fern Shen of the Baltimore Brew tells us what’s expected in his confirmation process.

Public meetings with Commissioner Harrison are from 7-9 pm:
Tuesday, February 19th at Wildwood Elementary/Middle School
Wednesday, February 20th at Patterson Park Public Charter School
Thursday, February 21st at Poly-Western High School
Friday, February 22 at Mergenthaler Voc. Tech High

The Greater Baltimore Committee is holding a breakfast with Commissioner Harrison on February 25th. The event is sold out, but waiting list information is here

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