The Search For Columbus' Next Police Chief
This episode originally aired on Feb. 18, 2021.
The city of Columbus has launched yet another nationwide search for a police chief. This time, Mayor Andrew Ginther has promised, the next chief will come from outside the force.
More than 300 faith leaders and community activists are lobbying for someone who will both build trust with the community and reform a department embroiled in controversy.
Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher, how other cities have managed the challenge of hiring a new police chief and the pros and cons of hiring inside and outside the department.
- Shaila Dewan, national criminal justice reporter, The New York Times
- Chief RaShall Brackney, police chief, Charlottesville, Virginia
- Dr. Rev. Jefferey P. Kee, Columbus faith leader and pastor, New Faith Baptist Church of Christ
- Chuck Wexler, executive director, Police Executive Research Forum
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