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Police Commission Ignores Mayor, Fires Police Chief

July 18, 2009 |  2:00 am

July 18, 1889, Police Chief

July 18, 1889: Don't be put off because this is an extremely gray page. It's loaded with wild stories. The Police Commission decides in executive session to replace the police chief against the mayor's wishes. The chief refuses to surrender his job unless his successor is qualified.