A City and Its Police: Minneapolis

I know I have retired from active posting on this site, but I have to include this excellent interview with the former Minneapolis chief of police, Medaria Arradondo.

I had the privilege of talking with him during the Floyd Jones murder crisis. I was impressed by the values he has developed and maintained over the years. A good leader he is — in a most difficult era of American policing.

You might recall in my history that I served seven years as a street cop and detective in Minneapolis during my youthful years. I have to say that not much has changed over those many decades.

Minneapolis is a modern, innovative, Midwest city that has great wealth and potential. Somehow, all that is lost when it comes to its manner and style of policing.

For more on my thoughts and future of policing, I suggest you read my new 3rd edition of “Arrested Development: A Veteran Police Chief Sounds Off…”

Here is that great interview with former chief Medaria Arradondo by Ruben Rosario: https://www.twincities.com/2022/01/23/minneapolis-police-chief-medaria-arradondo-qa/

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