News: Historic Hiring In Richmond: Bisa French Named New Police Chief//

From The East Bay Times: “Bisa French, who has overseen the Richmond Police Department on an interim basis since September of last year, has been named the city’s new full-time police chief.

French becomes the first Black woman to lead the department, an honor that comes seven years after she became its first Black woman captain.

The interim tag officially will be removed from French’s title on Aug. 1. She was given the reins in September, after city leaders removed former Police Chief Allwyn Brown following a vote of no confidence from the city’s police union…

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