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Cumberland Police Chief To Retire

October 7th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

The Cumberland Chief of Police Charles Hinnant will retire November 1st after spending 13 years on the force and a total of 47 in law enforcement across various agencies.

HInnant tells WCBC News that he has been contemplating the decision for a couple of years, and extended his employment to take care of some pressing issues.

He says he has enjoyed the support of Mayors Lee Fiedler, Brian Grim and Ray Morriss, the varioujs members of the City Council, and city administrators Jeff Repp and Jeff Rhodes.

Hinnant has no firm plans for retirement, other than spending time with family and playing some golf.

2 Responses to “Cumberland Police Chief To Retire”

  1. October 07, 2019 at 1:32 pm, kevin said:

    Chief Hinnant was an excellent chief and Cumberland was lucky to have had him for 13 years. Given the insanity running amuck on the City Council with privatization of water services, I am sure the police department will be sold off to Fred’s Mall Security Company to reduce costs and allow the city to go to a ‘pay per use’ system.

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  2. October 07, 2019 at 4:41 pm, SSS said:

    He and his officers have done a great job trying to clean up the drugs and crime in the city. The problem is the liberal judges and states attorneys office keep letting the criminals back out on the street to commit the same crimes over and over and over again!

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