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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Alabama

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, June 4, 2018

U.S. Attorney Town Congratulates Birmingham Mayor Woodfin on New Police Chief

BIRMINGHAM – Statement from U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town on Mayor Randall L. Woodfin’s announcement of Patrick Smith, a commander with the Los Angeles Police Department and a native of Tuscaloosa, as Birmingham’s chief of police:

“I congratulate Mayor Woodfin on his selection of Patrick Smith as the city’s next chief of police,” Town said. “We all look forward to Chief Smith’s leadership, vision and continued partnership. Our collective violent crime reduction and outreach task force initiatives have never looked so promising.”

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Updated June 13, 2018