RadioOnFire.com - Baltimore police Commissioner Michael Harrison on Tuesday released the department's new organizational chart. The chart reflects the administrative shakeup announced last week, and is effective Wednesday. The changes reduce the numbers of colonels and lieutenant colonels and are aimed at making police more efficient and effective. Take a look at charts provided by WBAL-TV 11: Harrison's organizational chart Former Acting Commissioner Gary Tuggle's organizational chart Former Commissioner Darryl De Sousa's organizational chart Former Commissioner Kevin Davis' organizational chart.
Amid the shakeup, Acting Deputy Commissioner Melvin T. Russell is set to retire today. The 40-year veteran said he is technically being "separated" from the department. He oversaw the department's support services bureau, which is being eliminated as part of the restructuring.