Hildum leaving D.C. DYRS
Henri Cauvin on the D.C. Wire blog and Mike DeBonis report that Robert Hildum, the interim head of the District's juvenile justice agency, who was installed in a shakeup over the summer, is stepping aside, he announced Wednesday morning.
In an e-mail to the staff of the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services, Hildum, said he was returning to the D.C. attorney general's office, where he was the city's chief juvenile prosecutor before being tapped in July to head DYRS. Hildum had hoped to be named permanent director under the new mayoral administration. But last week, according to a source, he received a letter inviting him to apply for the permanent job -- a sign that he was unlikely to be Gray's choice to lead the agency, which has been wracked by turmoil over the past year.
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