28 Year Veteran is Interim Minneapolis Police Chief
Minneapolis, MN (Learfield Wire Services/TTWN Media Networks) - Those who know the new chief of police for Minneapolis say he may be the one to repair the damaged relationship between the city and the department.
Medaria Arradondo has been with the Minneapolis Police Department for 28 years, working his way up to assistant chief. He takes the place of Janee Harteau, who officially resigned Friday.
Police-involved shootings have put the department and the people it is to serve at odds. The man called "Rondo" would have to be approved by the city council before he could become the permanent police chief. Some on the council want Minneapolis to go outside the department for its next leader.