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Fired Baltimore police employee is person of interest in homicide investigation


(WEAA) —The Baltimore City Police Department has fired its chief of fiscal services, who is also a person of interest in a homicide investigation.

This is troubling and disturbing…”, said Sergeant Clyde Boatwright who joined Two Way Talk for the discussion on Wednesday.

Sgt. Boatwirght is president of the Maryland State Fraternal Order of Police and president of the Baltimore City School Police Union.

Mayor Brandon Scott's office released the following statement:

"Upon learning of a systems failure in the civilian hiring process at the Baltimore Police Department yesterday, Mayor Scott has directed Baltimore City Chief Human Capital Officer, Quinton Herbert, to perform a comprehensive review of BPD's civilian hiring practices and submit recommendations to improve their policies and procedures. Mayor Scott is committed to reforming HR practices throughout the City to ensure we hire only eligible and qualified candidates to fill these critical positions in city government."

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