Calif. Chief retires after firestorm over racial profiling remarks


By Jessie Mangaliman
Contra Costa Times

PALO ALTO, Calif. — After drawing accusations of racial profiling for her remarks about questioning black men in connection with a string of armed robberies, Palo Alto Police Chief Lynne Johnson announced Thursday that she is retiring after almost 34 years of service.

Her last day will be Dec. 19. Assistant Chief Dennis Burns will be appointed acting chief.

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