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.READ MORE: Girl In Very Critical Condition After Being Shot In Head In North Minneapolis
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.READ MORE: Brooklyn Center Passes Sweeping Public Safety Resolution To Reform Policing
Bostrom is a former St. Paul police commander.
County Attorney Choi came to the United States as a child in 1973.MORE NEWS: Starting Tuesday, Allina Clinics In Minnesota Will Start Vaccinating 12- To 15-Year-Olds
NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s Bruce Hagevik Reports