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Michael Harrison makes first visit to Baltimore as Mayor Pugh's pick to head the city police department

Michael Harrison makes first visit to Baltimore as Mayor Pugh's pick to head the city police department

Police commissioner nominee Michael Harrison is making his first visit to Baltimore this week since being named to the job, but the mayor's office says he has no official business scheduled and will instead spend the time preparing to move his life north from New Orleans.

Harrison retired Friday from the New Orleans Police Department, where he worked his way up the ranks to become chief in 2014.

Mayor Catherine Pugh’s office says Harrison will begin Feb. 11 as

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