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September 27, 2002

Albany --A longtime Albany Police officer will soon take over as Police Chief in Lumpkin. 27 year veteran Sgt. Kenneth Washington retired from the Albany Police Department. Next month he will take start as Lumpkin's Police Chief.

An Albany native, Washington has worked in Investigations, Support Systems, and media relations posts with the Albany Police. His last post was in the uniform division, as Sergeant over the East Albany district.

 Sgt. Kenneth Washington said "The place that I grew up, that I was born, I wanted to make a difference. To make it better. I wanted to serve here. I've done that and now it's time to go and serve somewhere else."

Kenneth Washington starts October 1st as the Lumpkin Police Chief. That department currently has four other full time officers.

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