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Search For Raleigh's Top Cop Continues

Posted June 29, 2001 11:15 a.m. EDT

— With more than 100 applicants for the job of Raleigh police chief, the job of narrowing the pool of candidates is under way.

City Manager J. Russell Allen says a review panel will narrow the list to four candidates within the next 10 days.

Allen says the panel will also consider the results of a recent

police satisfaction survey

in making its decision. In the survey, Raleigh residents were asked what they valued as factors and characteristics in the selection a police chief.

The finalists will be invited to Raleigh for a two-day visit.

No date has been set for a final decision.