Former Madison Police Captain named chief in Pittsburgh

Posted: Tuesday, September 2, 2014 --- 5: 04 p.m.

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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