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Balto. Co. touts diversity in latest police promotions
Balto. Co. touts diversity in latest police promotions

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz wants the Police Department to reflect the area's growing diversity — and police officials and others see the latest round of promotions as a step in that direction. The county recently promoted a woman and three minority officers to top command positions, bringing the number of women and minorities to eight out of the department's 33 sworn members of the executive corps, which includes captains, majors, colonels and the chief. The department also has made strides in increasing the diversity of its overall force. But personnel numbers show it still has a way to go to mirror the demographics of the county of about 823,000 people. ...

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