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Minneapolis City Council approves Dr. Cedric Alexander as first Commissioner of Public Safety

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Dr. Cedric Alexander was nominated for the job by Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey earlier this summer. Alexander has decades of previous experience in law enforcement, and also served on the 21st Century Task Force on Policing under former President Barack Obama. He now needs at least seven votes to be approved for the position.
4 months ago

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Mpls. City Council to vote on community safety commissioner nominee Thursday

Mayor Jacob Frey nominated Dr. Cedric Alexander last month for the position. If approved, Alexander would oversee five departments including police, fire and emergency management.

4 months ago·New York, United States
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Cedric Alexander gets council approval as Minneapolis’ first community safety commissioner

First-of-its-kind role will help mayor supervise the leaders of the city's police, fire, 911, emergency management and violence prevention programs.

4 months ago·Minneapolis, United States
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Cedric Alexander becomes Minneapolis’ first community safety commissioner

Alexander, 67, will oversee the city’s police, fire, 911, emergency response and violence prevention efforts. Alexander has 40 years of law enforcement and public service experience, including serving on former President Barack Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing and as head of public…

4 months ago·Fargo, United States
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Minneapolis City Council approves Dr. Cedric Alexander as first Commissioner of Public Safety

The Minneapolis City Council approved Cedric Alexander, a nationally known law enforcement official, to become the city’s first community safety commissioner. Mayor Jacob Frey defended Alexander against criticism from some members of the council.

4 months ago·Philadelphia, United States
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Minneapolis City Council confirm Dr. Cedric Alexander as first community safety commissioner

The city said Dr. Alexander's first day of employment will be Monday.

4 months ago·Minneapolis, United States
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Minneapolis City Council approves Alexander as community safety commissioner

At 9:30 a.m., members of the Minneapolis City Council will convene and begin consideration of the current prospect for the city's first ever Commissioner of Community Safety.

4 months ago·St Paul, United States
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