La’Ron Singletary, the former Rochester police chief, insists he still believes in the mission of policing.

La'Ron Singletary, the former Rochester police chief, insists he still believes in the mission of policing.

La’Ron Singletary, the former Rochester police chief, insists he still believes in the mission of policing.

Former Police Chief La’Ron Singletary in Rochester, N.Y. on May 5, 2021. (Mustafa Hussain/NPR)