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Baltimore Mayor Pugh says City Council will receive more information soon on police commissioner nominee

Baltimore Mayor Pugh says City Council will receive more information soon on police commissioner nominee

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh said Wednesday that City Council members will receive more background information on her pick to become police commissioner when Joel Fitzgerald is formally nominated next week, including a resume he previously declined to make public.

It’s not clear precisely what information will be shared, nor whether the submission will include a complete background check report that members of the council have been pushing to see.

In an interview, Pugh said some information would be withheld to protect the privacy of Fitzgerald’s family.

“The stuff that can be shared will be shared,” Pugh said.

Much of the information the city has gathered on...

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