Detroit's Renee Hall Appears to Be Just the Police Chief Dallas Needs Right Now

I had a feeling, back in June, that Renee Hall was going to be Dallas' next chief of police.It might have been something her boss, Detroit Chief James Craig, told me: "I know her temperament, and her commitment to the community and the rank and file." Or it might have been something she said during a 2015 panel on race and policing: "We cannot arrest our way out of the issues surrounding the city of Detroit." Or it might have been her tragic story: Her father, also a Detroit cop, was gunned down when she was 6 months old. His murder remains unsolved.  Continue reading...

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