- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 29, 2015

GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Greenville Police Chief Freddie Cannon has resigned effective Friday.

The Delta Democrat-Times reports (https://bit.ly/1IKRZrQ ) the city council accepted Cannon’s resignation Tuesday. The council named Delando Wilson, who has been assistant chief since April 2014, as the city’s next chief of police.

Mayor John Cox says Wilson, who has been with police department for 16 years, starts his new job Friday.

Cannon joined the Greenville Police Department in 1992. He has been police chief the past four years. Cannon didn’t say why he is leaving.

Wilson oversaw the department’s Special Operations Unit until he was named assistant chief. He joined the police department in 1999.

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Information from: Delta Democrat-Times, https://www.ddtonline.com


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