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Interim police chief named in Rochester

Will hold the position until a permanent chief is selected.

Posted: Apr. 25, 2018 12:19 PM
Updated: Apr. 25, 2018 4:45 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – John Sherwin has been sworn in as Rochester’s interim police chief.

Wednesday is Roger Peterson’s last day as chief and Sherwin has been selected to fill the roll until a permanent replacement is named.

“I am honored and excited for this opportunity to lead the effort in keeping Rochester safe,” says Sherwin. “Although this appointment is temporary, I am devoted to moving the department forward and setting the state for our next Chief.”

Sherwin in a 20-year veteran of law enforcement and joined the Rochester Police Department in 2001

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