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As Tiburon’s top cop starts job, task force lays out variety of concerns

What was meant to be a 10-minute introduction of new Tiburon Police Chief Ryan Monaghan to the town’s Diversity Inclusion Task Force stretched into a 90-minute question-and answer session in which members quizzed Monaghan on his approach to policing. “I’m here with an open mind and an open heart,” he said. Task force member Anette Harris quickly asked Monaghan how he intended to approach bias-free policing. Monaghan said he didn’t think he would be able to make a “paradigm shift” overnight. “What I’m trying to do is make sure our practices are aligned with our policies and make sure our policies are aligned with best practices” in law enforcement, he said.

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