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Pugh: New York-based foundation to give Baltimore $1 million toward police reform

Pugh: New York-based foundation to give Baltimore $1 million toward police reform

Mayor Catherine Pugh said Baltimore will get $1 million from a social justice foundation to help pay for police reforms required by the U.S. Department of Justice.

The New York-based Ford Foundation called to offer the city the money as Pugh looks to shepherd sweeping changes to the police department, aimed at restoring community trust and ensuring officers do not violate citizens' Constitutional rights.

Pugh said she is looking to the state, business leaders and philanthropies to help the city pay for the reforms, which are projected to cost millions of dollars. The mayor said she did not have an estimate on how much the 227-page agreement with the Justice Department will...

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