By Bruce Hagevik, NewsRadio 830 WCCO

ST. PAUL (WCCO) — John Choi has been sworn in as Ramsey County Attorney and becomes the first Asian-American county attorney in Minnesota and the first Korean-American county attorney in the nation.

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Also Tuesday, Matt Bostrom became the new Ramsey County Sheriff after defeating long-time sheriff , Bob Fletcher, in last November’s election.

“Community policing and working with the community, alongside them, to solve problems long term,” said Bostrom, when asked about his approach to the office.

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Bostrom is a former St. Paul police commander.

County Attorney Choi came to the United States as a child in 1973.

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NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s Bruce Hagevik Reports