Harrington gets unanimous support as new St. Paul police chiefby Cathy Wurzer, Minnesota Public Radio
St. Paul has chosen a new police chief. John Harrington, 48, was confirmed unanimously by the city council Wednesday, and will take over when Chief William Finney retires in July. Harrington is a native of Chicago and joined the force in 1977. He will oversee about 560 officers, and manage a budget of almost $57 million. Cmdr. Harrington talked with Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer.