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In tapping police chief, Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott goes against his own prior statements about transparency, community input

July 24, 2023

Four years ago, the Baltimore City Council passed a resolution calling for the Maryland General Assembly to change the process by which a Baltimore mayor selects a police commissioner nominee to require the creation of a diverse committee to assist the city’s top elected official. The push followed months of drama surrounding the rollout of a mayoral pick to lead Baltimore Police, during which critics had slammed secrecy around the selection process and called for both greater transparency and community engagement.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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