(CBS DETROIT) – The process to find Detroit’s new chief of police has officially begun.
In an unanimous vote, the Detroit Board of Police Commissioners agreed to select a candidate for the chief’s job.READ MORE: 'Our Pure Michigan Summer Is Back,' Whitmer Officially Announces Mask Mandate, Some COVID Restrictions Lifted
The board also plans to hire a search firm to help evaluate candidates.READ MORE: Whitmer Announces Plan To Expand Tuition-Free College To 22,000 Additional Michiganders
Mayor Mike Duggan will then select a finalist and the Detroit City Council will approve or deny the candidate.
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