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Janee Harteau was sworn in as Minneapolis' new police chief at a City Hall ceremony Tuesday. Harteau is a 25-year veteran of the department who becomes it first female chief. City council member Don Samuels tells WCCO he's proud the city has created a culture where a change-maker such as Harteau can rise to the positions of police chief.

Harteau told the assembled crowd that expectations for her are incredibly high, and they should be. Mayor R.T. Rybak says Harteau will be a chief who is both tough and compassionate.

Harteau's appointment was approved by the city council last week, when she was profiled by media in the Twin Cities and her native Duluth.

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