- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 20, 2014

WINOOSKI, Vt. (AP) - A Winooski police sergeant is going to become the city’s interim chief when the current chief retires at the end of the month.

Winooski Police Sgt. Richard Hebert will take over as interim chief on Sept. 1.

Current Chief Steve McQueen is retiring after 36 years in police work but he plans to continue to work for the city through next June.

The 44-year-old Hebert has worked for Winooski Police for 18 years.

The Burlington Free Press (https://bfpne.ws/1uTo3l5 ) reports the Winooski Police Department employs 15 full-time officers and eight civilians.



Winooski officials expect to choose a permanent police chief by next summer.

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