Green Bay Hires First Black Police Officer

Buffalo News, August 23, 2009

Green Bay has a black police officer for the first time in the 152-year history of its Police Department.

Solomon Ayres {snip} thinks his life experiences will help defuse difficult situations and make him open to different points of view.

Fran Jonet, president of Green Bay’s Police and Fire Commission, says hiring a black recruit is a long-awaited step in the right direction.

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