We talk with newly appointed Police Chief Brian Sturgeon about a range of issues, including recruitment, training, use of force, mental health checks, and more.
This week’s West St. Paul city council meeting included forward progress on Tobacco 21 and the 2020 city budget, as well as some heated debate over the hiring process for the new police chief.
Proclamations, presentations, and recognition took up most of this week’s West St. Paul city council meeting. A few routine business items were passed, but some of the more interesting tidbits took place behind the scenes.
The West St. Paul Police Department wants community input on two big issues—the hiring process for a new police chief and body cameras.