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Ganesha Martin ’04 of Houston

April 2019

Ganesha Martin, the Baltimore Police Department’s former consent decree chief, has been hired by the city to serve as one of Mayor Catherine Pugh’s top advisers on criminal justice issues. Martin will serve as director of the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice. In that role, Martin will help coordinate criminal justice initiatives and policy, act as a liaison with state law enforcement, and oversee 18 employees and $14.5 million in public safety grants for the city.

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