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Minneapolis Police Chief Resigns Over Shooting

The resignation, prompted by the unexpected killing of a 911 caller, was perhaps years in the making.
Source: Jim Mone / AP

Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau resigned on Friday, nearly a week after an officer from her department an Australian woman who called 911 to report a possible sexual assault in the alley behind her home. Harteau’s resignation honored a request from Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges, who said she had “lost confidence in the chief’s ability to lead us further.” Hodges added that “from the many conservations I’ve had with people around our city,

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