The Untold Story of the Richard C. Wilson St. Cloud Community Outpost

The Untold Story of the Richard C. Wilson St. Cloud Community Outpost

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In today’s installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack visits and then revisits the Richard C. Wilson St. Cloud Community Outpost, otherwise known as the COP House, on the Southside of St. Cloud. Back in 2017, city officials and community partners held a dedication and open house for the COP House where numerous speeches promised that this innovative program would make a difference is this difficult neighborhood. Two years later, St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis and Officer Dan McClure discuss how those promises appear to have been kept as the city has just been awarded the Justice Anthony L. Sutin Civic Imagination Award by the U.S. Justice Department.