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Alameda police chief to retire in wake of video showing arrest of dancing Black man

ByKelley Wheeler

Jul 23, 2020

Alameda Police Chief Paul Rolleri announced that he will retire after 28 years on the force in a letter sent to the city manager, according to ABC 7 News. The decision comes after criticism of Rolleri’s response to a video released in May showing five Alameda police officers pinning and handcuffing a Black man to the ground.

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Kelley Wheeler

Kelley Wheeler is a Metro reporter covering political issues and general assignments. A second-generation journalist, worked with all major news outlet, she holds a vast expeirience. Kelley is a graduate of USC with degrees in journalism and English literature. She is a recipient of Yale’s Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.

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