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Finalists for BRPD chief selected by committee

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Posted: May 11, 2011 5:59 PM by Russell Jones
Source: WBRZ

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BATON ROUGE - The final five candidates for the position of Baton Rouge Police Chief were selected by Mayor-President Kip Holden's advisory committee today.

The committee chose the five after two days of talking to the ten candidates they'd voted to move on to the face-to-face interviews. The list of finalists will go to Holden's office for a final decision.

The five finalists are:

Willard Bates - La. Department of Environmental Quality investigator, former chief of staff for former Police Chief Jeff LeDuff

Jamie Fields - Former Detroit deputy police chief

Lonnie Lockett - Commander of the BRPD Major Assault Division

April Overman - Retired NOPD officer

Donald White - Commander of the LSP Emergency Services Unit, former BRPD officer

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