Jennings is currently a CMPD Deputy Chief overseeing the Support Services group, including the Community Services Bureau. He will take over the role once Chief Kerr Putney retires after the Republican National Convention scheduled for August 24-27.
"It's time to get back opening up our businesses and letting our people do what our normal business activities are," he said. "You know, at the same time they are trying to force me to release real criminals from jail. They want me to make criminals out of law-abiding citizens..."
The names of Northwest Precinct Capt. Cary Hill, Southside Precinct Capt. Michelle Halford, Eastside Precinct Capt. George Gundich and Central Precinct Capt. Tonya Reid appear among the 77 staffers who signed the complaint.
The Bakersfield (CA) Police Department has named Assistant Chief Greg Terry as the new chief for the agency.
Detroit Police Chief James Craig returned to work Thursday saying he is recovered from COVID-19 after fighting the respiratory illness caused by the coronavirus for weeks.