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.
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.
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…
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.
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.