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Cumberland Police Chief Ternent’s 45 day retirement accepted by the City Council

December 21st, 2022 by WCBC Radio

In a move similar that was taken by the sheriff in November, Cumberland Police Chief Chuck Ternent’s retirement was accepted by the City Council on Tuesday. Like Sheriff’s Robertson’s retirement he will return to officer after a 45-day temporary retirement.  The retirement is necessary in order to retain full retirement benefits under his pension. City Administrator Jeff Silka…

In a related action, the council approved appointing Captain James Burt as acting police chief effective January 1