Pugh Promises Baltimore Police $3 Million to Pay for 100 Additional Patrol Officers

Mayor Catherine Pugh will provide the police department with $3 million to hire 100 additional officers to patrol Baltimore’s streets.

“Although Baltimore is the eighth largest department in the country, the mayor has been very clear about her desire to address the staffing concerns at the Baltimore Police Department,” Pugh spokesman Anthony McCarthy told The Baltimore Sun. “The mayor’s objective is to get more sworn officers patrolling the city.”


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