53 min

Leading through a crisis The More We Know Community Show with Dr. Sylvia

    • Society & Culture

After 32 years of service, Chief Medaria Arradondo, the first Black police chief of the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) announced his retirement from the force in January 2022.  Chief Rhondo as he is affectionately known, has a leadership style deeply rooted in his love for the community, the city of Minneapolis, and his service to the police force.  During this conversation, Chief Rhondo shares fond memories of walking the ‘foot beat’ in Minneapolis, getting to know the community, and the importance of getting to know the community. He describes the changes that took place under his leadership to improve the way the police interacted with community members, the trauma community, and the police force experience, the relations he developed, together with how he led MPD through the worst crisis in MPD history, the murder of George Floyd and the aftermath that’s swiftly ensued.

After 32 years of service, Chief Medaria Arradondo, the first Black police chief of the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) announced his retirement from the force in January 2022.  Chief Rhondo as he is affectionately known, has a leadership style deeply rooted in his love for the community, the city of Minneapolis, and his service to the police force.  During this conversation, Chief Rhondo shares fond memories of walking the ‘foot beat’ in Minneapolis, getting to know the community, and the importance of getting to know the community. He describes the changes that took place under his leadership to improve the way the police interacted with community members, the trauma community, and the police force experience, the relations he developed, together with how he led MPD through the worst crisis in MPD history, the murder of George Floyd and the aftermath that’s swiftly ensued.

53 min