Ripon Common Council Rejects Appointment To Police Commission

By a vote of four-to-three the Ripon Common Council this week rejected an appointment to the City’s Police Commission. City Administrator Lori Rich says everyone spoke highly of former Ripon Police Captain Chris Stieber, but Council members felt their might be a perception of bias when it came to votes Stieber took on the committee. She says, “There was some concern by some members of the Council that to have a former police officer on the commission they might have a bias. Stieber is retired from the Ripon Police Department.