When asked directly if he is comfortable with the level of diversity in the Rochester Police Department, Police Chief Roger Peterson had a direct answer..."No."

After acknowledging the problem, Chief Peterson discussed the  process of hiring new officers and the kinds of questions that are asked to recruits as related to working with diverse cultures, as well as the challenges related to hiring a more diverse police force in Rochester.

Rochester Police Chief Roger Peterson is a regular guest with Rich Peterson and Kim David on Rochester's Good Morning, appearing on the radio every third Wednesday of the month on Newstalk 1340 KROC AM.