Council calls Elorza’s pick for police role into question amid new information about hiring process

Updated at 8:50 p.m. on Oct. 21

THE PROVIDENCE CITY COUNCIL on Thursday sent proposed changes to a new Providence police job back to committee amid new allegations over the hiring process. /PBN FILE PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIM
PROVIDENCE – Controversy surrounding Mayor Jorge O. Elorza’s pick for a new Providence Police Department post has escalated with new allegations about the hiring process emerging on Thursday.  City Council President John J. Igliozzi in a letter to Public Safety Commissioner Steven Paré said he has learned from “several individuals” on the hiring committee that…

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