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Creating a police force the community can trust

This interview originally aired on In the Moment on SDPB Radio.

During National Police Week, we welcome Sioux Falls Police Chief Jon Thum into the studio to discuss officer recruitment, retention and wellness.

Through those initiatives, he hopes to build trust with the Sioux Falls community. He's starting with one of the force's newest and fluffiest recruits: Leo the therapy dog.

Lori Walsh is the host and senior producer of In the Moment.
Ari Jungemann is a producer of In the Moment, SDPB's daily news and culture broadcast.