November 9 // Baltimore's civil rights office gets new head amid legal dispute between police oversight panel, city solicitor

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has chosen Darnell Ingram, an administrator from Georgetown University, as director of the city’s Office of Civil Rights amid a bitter legal dispute between the city’s top lawyer and a police oversight panel that receives administrative support from the office. City Solicitor Andre Davis, who was closely involved in Ingram’s selection and confirmed his appointment, said Ingram’s background as both an engineer and a lawyer makes him a strategic thinker and good communicator. (Balt. Sun)

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