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DAVID ZIBOLSKI

After a October 2021 robbery incident, Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney contacted police detectives, presuming to tell them not to follow a particular line of inquiry, and casting himself as part of the investigatory team. Mahoney says his son was a victim in the robbery.
Amid calls for his immediate firing, David Zibolski is responding to an improvement plan the city will soon put him under.
The wheels are in motion to make changes at the Fargo Police Department. An investigative report from WDAY News shined a light on negative exit interviews and staffing shortages. One city leader is demanding Chief David Zibolski be fired, while another is seeking an improvement plan.
"Morale is good, but it is also strained by the staffing issues we're struggling with right now," Fargo Police Chief David Zibolski said.

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Gehrig blames the incident on "a select group of people who are trying to embarrass me."
Of course it's a magic word like others of its ilk: racism, fascism, and more terms of art meant to stifle thought. But for cops does it mean that all criminals will now be included under the law, or something else? Perhaps it's supposed to indicate that we should all be singing kumbaya, which is well and good except we might not think that's what cops are supposed to be about.

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Two captains, assistant chief to be named Friday and sworn in on July 12.
There is no more slippery slope than the one separating a “hate crime” and “thought crime,” and while the former has now become appealing to many on the left, the latter concept goes against everything we supposedly stand for as a country.
Yes, that's right, one of the most anti-police people to ever hit the Fargo-Moorhead area is now partially responsible for determining who gets promoted to a high-ranking position in the Fargo Police Department.

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