Maplewood, Minnesota

David A. Singleton

David Singleton founded the Minnesota Police Reserve Officers Association in Maplewood. This organization helped assist law enforcement with volunteering, crowd control, and search efforts. Allowing new jobs for veterans in the City of Maplewood through Community policing.

Biography

Maplewood, MN Activist

The Honorable David Singleton started his work in Maplewood, Minnesota in 2017 when he was appointed by the Maplewood City Council 2017 to the Police Use of Force Advisory Board.

David Singleton was elected the Vice-Chair and served alongside the City Council Chairman. While serving in a Vice-Chair capacity, David helped provide strong leadership and offered a diverse perspective that was beneficial in providing substantial advice and counsel to the city council of Maplewood, Minnesota.

Through this experience, David Singleton developed a passion for serving the city of Maplewood, MN. David considers himself a lifelong learner and continues to expand his education. He is currently attending The Law Enforcement program at Century College. The program is primarily designed to meet the professional and educational needs of students interested in becoming licensed peace officers.

David aims to support reserve officers who are going to school for law enforcement. To provide more employment opportunities, he has implemented a public safety staffing agency specifically for students who are eligible to be certified to work as licensed peace officers in Minnesota.

Active military and retired reserve officers also qualify for employment opportunities. To ensure that the government is fiscally sustainable and work to create and approve budgets that will not be a financial burden to the community of Maplewood.

Professional Experience

David Singleton earned his bachelor’s degree from Hamline University. David has been active in local Maplewood, MN government. He was elected twice to the District Planning Council of the city of St. Paul, Minnesota and served as council president and executive committee chair. Currently, he is a sitting member of the Ramsey County Review & Appeals Board, reviewing cases on appeal from the Office of Administrative Law. He also serves as the senior commissioner for the city of Roseville’s Human Rights Commission.

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Former Chairman for the Ramsey County Personnel Review Board

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Former City of St. Paul District Council President and Advisor to Mayor Norm Coleman and the St. Paul City Council

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Former Vice Chair of the Maplewood Police Use of Force Advisory Board

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Retired Assistant Commissioner for the Boy Scouts of America

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President and Chairman of the League of Minnesota Human Rights Commissions

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Criminal Justice Major, Century College

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Member of the Minnesota Paralegal Association

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chief executive officer for Minnesota Community Policing Services (MNCPS)

Maplewood, MN

David A. Singleton