Detroit City Council votes 7-0 to officially hire James White as DPD Chief

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Posted at 8:37 PM, Sep 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-21 20:37:47-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Both the Detroit Police Department and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan say City Council has made the appointment of Interim Police Chief James White to full-time Detroit Police Chief official.

The DPD announced the news in a Facebook post:

Duggan said the vote was a unanimous 7-0 on Twitter:

White was appointed interim chief by Duggan following the retirement of James Craig. He then said he was submitting White's name to be the replacement chief a few weeks later.