Albany Common Council voting on new police chief

August 21, 2018 01:22 PM

ALBANY - The Albany Common Council plans to vote Tuesday on the confirmation of Mayor Kathy Sheehan's appointment for Albany's new police chief.

Mayor Sheehan chose Eric Hawkins after a nationwide search to fill the position.

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Hawkins comes from Southfield, Michigan. While he was chief there, crime numbers dropped by 45-percent.


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