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Cleveland Names New Police Chief

February 11, 2014  | 

The City of Cleveland has completed a change in its police and safety command structure, WKYC reports.

Monday morning, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson administered the oaths to the city's new leaders.

Those changes include Deputy Chief Calvin Williams being named the new chief of police. Williams is a 27-year veteran of the Cleveland Police Department.

As Deputy Chief, he had control over 75 percent of Department manpower.

Chief Williams says he's excited "to be named chief of this great city." He says he will work towards strengthening the city's trust in the department and work towards making the department's workings transparent.

Tags: Police Chiefs, Cleveland Division of Police


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LLC @ 2/11/2014 2:12 PM

Congratulations Chief Williams.

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