Green Bay Internship Report

In September I accepted a position as the Mayor’s Chief of Staff at Green Bay City Hall. I worked this job until the middle of February. This was probably my favorite internship because I was assigned to do so many different tasks and assignments. I had done some things for the city where I could see the end result and things I did were brought in at a couple of city council meetings. Dr. David Helpap originally told me to apply for the internship at City Hall. He gave me the right information and I went in for an interview with Mayor Jim Schmitt and his Chief of Staff Andy Rosendahl. We sat down for a half hour or so and they offered me the position right on the spot. I worked at city hall two days a week and the first few days involved going to multiples of meetings. There was a period of time in there when the city was looking for a new Chief of Police. I got to sit in on some of the hiring process. …show more content…
For a short while, the city hired a retired police officer as the interim Chief. He used to be the Chief of Police for many cities in the country. He started off in Wisconsin and ended in Green Bay. He was once the Chief of Police for Kansas City. He did get involved of the hiring process. The first meeting I attended, the crime numbers for the city were as expected. Most of the city’s crime stays consistent throughout the year. We went over the budget and the needs for the city police department. One issue that is becoming worse is the heroin problem in green bay. At that point in time, the police were responding to at least one heroin call a week.
You can see the updated city crime rates at: http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/wi/green-bay/crime/. After a couple months, the city finally hired a new Police Chief. He was a police officer from Los Angeles, California. He won the job by sharing a vision for significantly less crime in the

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