Medaria Arradondo is an American law enforcement official serving as the Chief of the Minneapolis Police Department in the US State of Minnesota. He is the first black chief of the Minneapolis Police Department.
Appointed in 2017, Chief Medaria Arradondo is the 53rd Chief of the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD). The Chief is an active member of several community boards and national and international police associations. As the MPD’s liaison with the National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice organization, he has led initiatives on
Chief Arradondo is the 53 rd chief and the first African American Chief in 150-year history of the Minneapolis Police Department. He is a Minneapolis native who attended Minneapolis Central High School, graduating from Minneapolis Roosevelt.
May 26, 2020 · Chief Medaria Arradondo is the current Chief of the Minneapolis Police Department. In 1989 he joined MPD as a patrol officer in the 4th Precinct working his way up to be appointed as the Inspector of the First Precinct in 2013.
Apr 06, 2021 · Medaria Arradondo is the Chief of the Minneapolis Police Department who had assumed the office on July 27, 2017. He is also the first African-American to ever hold this position. The police chief in 2007, along with four other African-American officers had sued their department claiming racial discrimination and unfair pay.
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Apr 03, 2021 · Arradondo is reportedly Minneapolis's first Black police chief and his record in the department is nothing short of impressive. In 2007, along with four other African-American officers, Arradondo sued the Minneapolis Police Department alleging discrimination in promotions, pay, and discipline.
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Apr 05, 2021 · Medaria Arradondo, the Minneapolis Police Chief, testified on Monday Pool photo by Richard Tsong-Taatarii The prosecution called Medaria Arradondo, the Minneapolis police chief, to testify on...
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Jul 20, 2021 · Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arrandondo and Hennepin County Sheriff Dave Hutchinson took part in a community conversation at the North Community YMCA. One resident asked whether there’s a plan to put more officers on the streets of north Minneapolis, where six children have been shot in recent weeks.
Jun 01, 2020 · All eyes have been on the Minneapolis Police Department following the killing of George Floyd on Memorial Day. As tensions flared across the United States, Minneapolis Chief of Police Medaria Arradondo has become one of the central figures tasked with delivering justice to an outraged community.
Apr 28, 2020 · Medaria Arradondo in City Hall: “A thing I grapple with as chief is trying to humanize this profession.” Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo was born and raised in the city he now serves. In fact, save for a brief stint walking the airport beat in the late 1980s, the chief has spent his whole adult life working for the hometown squad.
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