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BPD Commissioner-Designate to attend nine community meetings with city residents

One meeting scheduled for each police district
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Posted at 1:55 PM, Feb 04, 2019

BALTIMORE — City residents will get a chance to meet Mayor Catherine Pugh’s new pick for Baltimore Police Commissioner during nine upcoming meetings, one in each of the city’s police districts.

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Michael S. Harrison, the former Superintendent of the New Orleans Police Department, will assume the role of Acting Commissioner on Feb. 11, the Mayor’s Office said. Pugh will formally submit his name for nomination to the Executive Appointments Committee of the Baltimore City Council on the same day. The committee will hold a hearing on the nomination at 5 p.m. on Monday, March 4.

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Harrison will participate in the first public meeting on Monday, Feb. 11, wrapping up the series of public events on Feb. 22. Each meeting is open to the all city residents, regardless of if they live in the district where the forum is hosted. The full schedule is listed below:

  • Feb. 11 • NORTHWEST DISTRICT • Forest Park High School • 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Feb. 12 • CENTRAL DISTRICT • Dorothy I Height Elementary School • 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Feb. 13 • SOUTHERN DISTRICT • Cherry Hill Elementary/Middle • 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Feb. 14 • EASTERN DISTRICT • Fort Worthington Elementary/Middle • 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Feb. 15 • WESTERN DISTRICT • Frederick Douglass High School • 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Feb. 19 • SOUTHWEST DISTRICT • Wildwood Elementary/Middle School • 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Feb. 20 • SOUTHEAST DISTRICT • Patterson Park Public Charter School • 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Feb. 21 • NORTHERN DISTRICT • Poly-Western High School • 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Feb. 22 • NORTHEAST DISTRICT • Mergenthaler Voc. Tech High • 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

For more information contact 410-396-4735 or email mayor.eventsrsvp@baltimorecity.gov.