Wednesday, April 20, 2022
The Baltimore Police Department fired an official who’s now an individual of curiosity in a murder investigation.
Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison confirmed the official’s termination at an unrelated information convention Wednesday. City police recognized the official as Dana Hayes, who served because the chief of fiscal providers.
“We can confirm that this person who was chosen and hired by the Baltimore Police Department has been terminated as of actually, technically, yesterday (and) was interviewed today and is a person of interest in a homicide investigation,” Harrison mentioned.
The commissioner mentioned Hayes is just not a suspect and there was no warrant for Hayes’ arrest.
When requested why Hayes was employed since he was on the gun offender registry, Harrison mentioned: “We are working to ascertain the answers to those questions ourselves … There was a background investigation done, and the HR department did a background investigation. It was missed. We are correcting that as we speak and that has been corrected.”