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Exclusive interview with RI State Police Col. James Manni

SCITUATE, R.I. (WPRI) - In his first extended interview, the newly sworn-in superintendent of the R.I. State Police weighs in on the future of the storied law enforcement agency.

James Manni is the 14th  colonel in the state police's 95-year history. In the video above, Manni discusses why he made changes within the command staff and why he thinks it is harder to recruit people to the agency.

Here, Col. Manni weighs in on what he sees as the biggest challenge facing the agency:

Manni also discusses the possibility of recreational marijuana becoming legalized in Rhode Island and the potential use of body-worn cameras:

Don't miss the entire interview with Col. James Manni this weekend on Newsmakers


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