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New Chief of Police selected for Newport News

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Posted at 11:20 AM, Dec 11, 2013
and last updated 2013-12-11 13:02:40-05

A new Chief of Police has been chosen for the City of Newport News.

City Manager Jim Bourney announced Wednesday his selection of Richard W. “Rick” Myers as Chief of Police. He will begin his new position on January 16th with an annual salary of $154,000.

Myers will replace former Chief of Police Jim Fox who retired at the end of August. Assistant Police Chief Joseph A. Moore has been serving as Interim Chief of Police since September 1st.