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Greenville Announces Maj. Gambrell As Interim Police Chief

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The city of Greenville has announced its interim police chief.

Maj. Mike Gambrell will step into the position until a permanent hire is made. This becomes effective April 16.

Gambrell has been with the department for more than 29 years.

Over the next several months, the city will be conducting a national search for a replacement for Chief Terri Wilfong, who announced she would be retiring on April 15.

The recruitment schedule is as follows:

Meet with Police Department Employees March 24 -31
Meet with Youth Commission March 25
Meet with Neighborhood Association Presidents April 7
Appoint Interim Police Chief/Review Transition Plan with City Council April 7
Post Online Survey April 7
Meet with Law Enforcement Stakeholders April 10
Post Police Chief Opening May 5
Applications Due June 13
Select Final Candidates to Interview June 23
Interview Final Candidates July 21 -25
Select/Announce New Police Chief End of July

Click here to learn more about the process and participate in a survey.
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