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City to honor Lynne Johnson for years of service

Departed police chief praised for strong leadership and sound judgment

Former Palo Alto police chief Lynne Johnson, whose comments Oct. 30 prompted widespread accusations of racial profiling, will be recognized by the City Council tonight for her strong leadership, sound judgment and outstanding public service.

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Posted by YouShouldKnow
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Feb 2, 2009 at 10:50 am

Hey Chief, here's your hat, what's your hurry?

Good luck Chief! I hope the PTSD from the stupidity of the last few months doesn't haunt your dreams for long. Just remember yours was a political position in the end, and when you are forced to play with other politico's it's akin to being thrown into a pit of vipers.

Enjoy retirement or find a City who would love to have someone with your experience and record.


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Posted by fireman
a resident of another community
on Feb 2, 2009 at 1:22 pm

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Posted by Nora Charles
a resident of Stanford
on Feb 2, 2009 at 4:40 pm

Nora Charles is a registered user.

Congratulations on your long and excellent years of service. But please know there are many of us who feel you should still be on the job. Best wishes to you.


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Posted by D Wilson
a resident of another community
on Jun 4, 2013 at 1:37 pm

Sorry I didn't see this post sooner. After treating employees so poorly over the years and going after them with your little minions I am very glad to see that what goes around, comes around. Enjoy your forced retirement - you will be lucky to get a job involving any public trust


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