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Mayor Carter pushes for police reform

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St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter
St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter
Euan Kerr | MPR News

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter talked to Kerri Miller about his policies for safety in schools and police reform.    

The first black St. Paul mayor has gained a lot of media attention over his "Community-First Police Reform" initiative. He hired the former president of the Minneapolis NAACP Jason Sole who has been a vocal critic of the police to lead the project.   

Carter, the son of a St. Paul cop and a former public school teacher, is seen by many as a mayor who will champion diversity and address disparities in wealth and education.