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Brooklyn, community policing and building on reforms: First town halls give clues about Baltimore Police Commissioner nominee Richard Worley

August 14, 2023

Baltimore’s nominee for police commissioner faced an early test in his tenure leading the agency when a series of shootings at a Brooklyn neighborhood block party wounded 30 people, two fatally. Richard Worley, who was tapped as acting commissioner less than a month before the early July tragedy, points to how he handled the aftermath as indication of his leadership potential. Worley implemented a comprehensive internal review of the police’s actions, expected to be released soon, and acknowledged shortcomings in a tense City Council hearing weeks later.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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