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New Haven To Name Anthony Campbell As Police Chief

New Haven To Name Anthony Campbell As Police Chief

Anthony Campbell, interim police chief since last summer, will be the city's next Chief of Police, the spokesman for Mayor Toni Harp said Monday.

Campbell, an assistant chief who started his police career in New Haven 19 years ago, will be sworn in soon. The date, contract terms and salary are being worked out, mayoral spokesman Lawrence Grotheer said Monday.

Campbell became interim chief after Dean Esserman was suspended last July because of complaints about his berating waitstaff at a local restaurant. The police union had a "no confidence" vote in Esserman...

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