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Roanoke Rapids police chief to retire

Posted February 9, 2011

— Roanoke Rapids’ police chief is retiring at the end of the month.

Chief Jeff Hinton said Thursday that he's leaving so he can focus on his family.

Hinton has been police chief for three years and has been with the police department for 30 years.

There’s no indication yet as to how the city plans to proceed in naming a new chief.

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  • Skywatch_NC Feb 10, 2011

    Congratulations Chief Hinton on your wonderful years of service with the RRPD! :) Best wishes on your retirement! :)