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Post Bulletin
     July 10, 2018      #11-190 PB1
 
Commission members: Police chief selection process

By Randy Petersen
rpetersen@postbulletin.com


Frustration and questions were expressed by members of Rochester’s Police Policy Oversight Commission regarding how the city’s next police chief was selected.

Minneapolis Metropolitan Transit Police Capt. Jim Franklin was Mayor Ardell Brede’s choice last week from a field of two finalists. He will start as chief on July 26.

Franklin’s selection capped a months-long review and hiring process that left some participants and observers feeling a sense of dissatisfaction.

“I think maybe the process should be looked ...

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Randy Petersen