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Powder Springs Hires New Police Chief

Powder Springs Hires New Police Chief
Posted at 6:28 AM, Feb 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-18 06:28:00-05

POWDER SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) — The city of Powder Springs has hired a new police chief.

The Powder Springs City Council on Monday voted 4-1 to appoint Interim Police Chief John Robison to the job permanently.

The Marietta Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1vgPeYR) that Robison has been a police officer in Powder Springs since 2011. He has been serving as interim police chief since the announcement of former Police Chief Charlie Sewell's retirement in 2014.

As police chief, Robison will make $87,720 a year.

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Information from: Marietta Daily Journal, http://mdjonline.com/