Keona Holley surprised friends when she decided to leave nursing to become a Baltimore Police officer. Holley, 39, started at the police academy in 2019 leaving her nursing assistant job at Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center. Holley would later say she wanted to bring positive change to the department and for a city that had undergone so much turmoil, from the unrest the rocked the city in 2015, to a sprawling police corruption scandal that sent more than a dozen officers to federal prison.
Two years after joining Baltimore Police to make a difference, Officer Keona Holley is fighting for her life
December 17, 2021