Raleigh police chief sworn in

Raleigh Police Chief Cassandra Deck-Brown

February 22, 2013 9:52:54 AM PST
Raleigh Police Chief Cassandra Deck-Brown was sworn in Friday.

Deck-Brown replaces retired Chief Harry Dolan who announced his retirement last year.

Deck-Brown is the first African-American woman to serve as Raleigh's police chief. It is also the first time since 1994 that the city has chosen a chief from within the department's own ranks.

Deck-Brown joined the department in 1987. The East Carolina grad is a North Carolina native.

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