MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The former chief of police in Robbinsdale pleaded guilty to soliciting a prostitute earlier this year.

Steven Smith, 45, was arrested in Coon Rapids during a prostitution sting in February.

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He didn’t resign from his job as police chief until after he was charged one month later with a misdemeanor.

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Smith was arrested along with 10 other men in the prostitution sting.

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Smith has a year of probation and needs to complete an anti-prostitution program.