Short tenure for a change agent

This article reports a warm send-off by community leaders for Cameron McLay, who is resigning after two years as police chief in Pittsburgh. One activist commented that McLay “was here for two years, and what he showed us was it’s possible to have a relationship between the police and the community that is not only positive but is real.” Despite his success in winning community support, the police union opposed and resisted many of the changes he was brought in to implement.

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One Response to “Short tenure for a change agent”

  1. Ashley Says:

    Several months ago, the Pennsylvania accreditation coalition held our monthly meeting in Pittsburgh and Chief McLay attended. That’s not unusual in that the host chief often shows up to say a few words. However, Chief McLay stayed for almost an hour, and actively participated in our meeting, which impressed me.

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