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Finalists for BRPD chief position announced

Finalists for BRPD chief (Source: WAFB) Finalists for BRPD chief (Source: WAFB)
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The final five candidates for the position of BRPD chief have been announced. Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome will now make her choice from the remaining five candidates.

The five finalists are:

  • Myron Daniels
  • Darryl Honore
  • Ronald Stevens
  • Robert McGarner
  • Murphy Paul

The public got their chance to sound off on the city's decision on a new chief Thursday night. 

All seven remaining candidates were given the opportunity to present a closing statement to the committee during the last public meeting on Thursday, December 7 in the metro council chambers. Public comment was allowed at this meeting.

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The process of finding a new police chief started when former chief, Carl Dabadie, submitted his letter of resignation to Broome on July 24, 2017. Shortly thereafter, Broome appointed Jonny Dunnam to fill the position of interim chief.

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