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Tallahassee narrows list of candidates for new chief of police down to 20

Tallahassee Police Department
Posted at 5:42 PM, Sep 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-19 17:42:47-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The City of Tallahassee announced it has narrowed its list of candidates for its new chief of police from 52 to 20 names.

The Florida Police Chief's Association, a STARS Law Enforcement Expert and a former assistant commissioner of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement helped review resumes and recommend candidates for the city.

Here are the final 20 candidates:

  • Joseph Clark
  • Chris Connell
  • John Dale
  • Orrin Gallop
  • Antonio Gilliam
  • Argatha Gilmore
  • Benjamin Hadley
  • Michael Kreher
  • James Lowery
  • Steve Outlaw
  • Lawrence Revell
  • Glenn Sapp
  • Lonnie Scott
  • Timothy Sheehan
  • Audrey Smith
  • Eric Smith
  • Rodney Smith
  • Perry Tarrant
  • Richard Taylor
  • Jakari Young

The Community Partners Committee, which is a 15-member committee consisting of individuals from the faith, business and law enforcement communities from around Tallahassee, will review applications from the 20 top-tier qualified candidates.

The committee will identify six to seven candidates for interviews, then recommend a final list of candidates to continue in the selection process.

At the end of this process, the City Manager will choose the top most candidate and offer that individual the position.

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