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New Pittsburgh police chief named

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh officials have announced the hiring of a new police chief.


He is Cameron McLay, a former Madison, Wisconsin, police captain who has been working as a consultant for the International Association of Chiefs of Police.


McLay is a 35-year veteran of law enforcement.


The 56-year-old’s hiring is subject to approval by the Pittsburgh City Council.


McLay will succeed acting Chief Regina McDonald. She replaced former Chief Nate Harper, who is serving a federal prision sentence for conspiring to divert money into a slush fund for his personal use.


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