Public Invited to Rochester Police Chief Forum
Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - The three finalists for Rochester police chief are scheduled to take part in a community forum Wednesday evening at the Mayo Civic Center.
The public is invited to attend the event, set to begin at 7:30 in Suites 102 and 103 on the main level.
The candidates are:
Roy Alston, a lieutenant with the Dallas Police Dept where he is in charge of a Community Engagement Unit.
Capt James Franklin oversees a division of the Metropolitan Transit Police in the Twin Cities.
Mark Elliot is police chief of Prior Lake, a town of 26,000 in the southwest Metro.
Current Chief Roger Peterson plans to retire April 25th. Rochester Mayor Ardell Brede may appoint a successor before then.
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