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Tupelo's deputy police chief leaving for out-of-state job

One of the leaders of the Tupelo Police Department is leaving to lead a police department outside of Mississippi.

Posted: Nov 20, 2019 4:51 PM
Updated: Nov 20, 2019 4:52 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) — One of the leaders of the Tupelo Police Department is leaving to lead a police department outside of Mississippi.

Deputy Chief Allan Gilbert will retire from his city job at the end of the year.

The department said he's leaving to become the police chief in Siloam Springs, Arkansas.

Gilbert was interviewed last year for the police chief's job at Ole Miss, according to The Daily Mississippian.

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