Hennepin County Attorney Statement on Nomination of Chief Judge Toddrick Barnette as Minneapolis Community Safety Commissioner
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey today nominated Hennepin County Chief Judge Toddrick Barnette to be the city's next Commissioner of Community Safety. Hennepin County Attorney Mary Moriarty released the following the statement:
"Judge Barnette has deep knowledge of the legal system, has demonstrated a clear commitment to community engagement, and will be a strong leader for the City of Minneapolis. I have known him a long time and look forward to continuing to partner with him in this new role. Along with Chief O’Hara and others, there is much work to do to build on recent progress on violence prevention and making our communities safer."