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Associated Press, Published May 16 2012

Valley City selects new police chief

VALLEY CITY, N.D. — Valley City has selected a new police chief.

The Valley City Times-Record reports (http://bit.ly/JtdA7T) that Fred Thompson is a 29-year veteran of the Henderson Police Department in Nevada.

He'll begin his new position in June.

Administrator David Schelkoph says the city started with 39 applicants and whittled the list down to 10 phone interviews. Five applicants were brought in for face-to-face interviews.

Thompson holds a bachelor's degree in public administration-law enforcement from Nevada State College, and an associate's degree in criminal justice.

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Information from: Valley City Times-Record, http://www.times-online.com


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