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Northport names new Police Chief

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Northport has a new police chief.  Monday night city council unanimously voted Kerry Card into the position.

Last month, council members narrowed down a list of candidates to three.  The other two were also high ranking officers within the department.

Card though had been Acting Chief since former chief Robert Green retired last month.

His retirement came just before city leaders released details of a study that criticized Green's management of the department.

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