Mayor Scott, Councilman Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer Joint Statement on Police Commissioner Confirmation Hearing Reschedule

Crest of the City of Baltimore

Brandon M. Scott
Baltimore City
250 City Hall - Baltimore Maryland 21202
(410) 396-3835 - Fax: (410) 576-9425



BALTIMORE, MD. (Friday, August 4, 2023) - Today, Mayor Brandon M. Scott issued the following statement in conjunction with Chair of the Rules and Legislative Oversight Committee Councilman Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer (District 5) on rescheduling the confirmation hearing for Acting Police Commissioner Richard Worley. 

“In order to ensure the voices of Baltimore’s residents are front and center, the decision has been made to postpone Acting Police Commissioner Richard Worley’s confirmation hearing until after all of the planned community engagement meetings have taken place. We know that these meetings will provide Baltimoreans with the same insight we have already been fortunate to have into Acting Commissioner Worley’s vision, leadership, and deep appreciation for the communities he will serve. We both look forward to advancing Acting Commissioner Worley’s confirmation once those meetings are completed and to finally have him assume his role as Baltimore’s next permanent Police Commissioner.”

The planned schedule includes seven community engagement meetings in various parts of the City, including one virtual meeting, and two Telephone Town Halls, with one specifically catered to older adults. 

RSVP is encouraged, but not required. In order to RSVP, please visit: or call 311.

The schedule includes: 
Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2023, 10:00am 
Telephone Town Hall for Older Adults
Dial-in info to come, please RSVP at the link to receive updates directly.

Wednesday Aug. 9, 2023, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual Community Meeting
To be streamed on:

Monday, Aug. 14, 2023, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
The Lord’s Church
5010 Park Heights Avenue 
Baltimore, MD 21215

Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2023, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Shake & Bake Family Fun Center
1601 Pennsylvania Avenue 
Baltimore, MD 21217

Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
National Federation of the Blind
200 E. Wells Street
Baltimore, MD 21230

Monday Aug. 28, 2023, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Telephone Town Hall
Dial-in info to come, please RSVP at the link to receive updates directly.

Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2023, 6:00pm - 8:00pm 
Greater Paradise Christian Center 
2900 E. Oliver Street 
Baltimore, MD 21213

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