November 30, 2017 08:25 PM
Minneapolis police chief Medaria Arradondo has appointed Eddie Frizell as the inspector in the department's 1st Precinct.
A release sent Thursday stated Frizell will assume his new role on Dec. 10 when the current 1st Precinct inspector Mike Sullivan returns to 3rd Precinct to take over as inspector from Catherine Johnson. Sullivan had previously filled that role in the 3rd Precinct from December of 2012 until July of 2016.
Frizell, meanwhile, has been with the department since 1993 and has worked in the 1st, 4th and 5th Precincts. He has previously been the inspector in both the 1st and 5th Precincts, as well as the Deputy Chief of Patrol.
He filed a lawsuit against former police chief Janee Harteau and the city, claiming his rights as a veteran were violated when his deputy chief position was terminated without explanation in November of 2014. But that lawsuit was dismissed in 2016, according to the Star Tribune.
He was also one of five finalists for the police chief job in St. Paul that went to Todd Axtell in June of 2016.
Updated: November 30, 2017 08:25 PM
Created: November 30, 2017 08:19 PM
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