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Nashville narrows search for new police chief to 5 finalists

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville has narrowed its search for a new police chief to five finalists, including the current interim chief.

On Monday, Mayor John Cooper named the five finalists to replace former longtime Chief Steve Anderson, who has retired.

John Drake is the interim chief and has been on the Nashville police force for 32 years.

The other finalists include Troy Gay, the Austin Police Department chief of staff; Darryl McSwain, chief of the Maryland-National Capital Park Police; Larry Scirotto, former assistant chief of professional standards with the Pittsburgh Police Department; and Kristen Ziman, chief of the Aurora, Illinois police department.

 

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