Eddie Frizell's bid to unseat Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek last November went down in flames. Stanek more than doubled Frizell's vote total, and the next week Frizell returned to his high-ranking job at the Minneapolis Police Department after taking a six-month leave to campaign.
City of Minneapolis Frizell (left) says Harteau demoted him for running for sheriff
According to claims filed yesterday in federal court, Frizell arrived back at work to more bad news: Police Chief Janee Harteau told him he was no longer deputy chief of patrol. He would now be the commander of operations, a new position.More »