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Tell City detective promoted to chief of police

TELL CITY, IN (WFIE) -

Tell City has a new chief of police.

Derek Lawalin will take over for retiring chief Greg Hendershot.

Lawalin had been serving as the department's detective before this promotion.

This move comes after Assistant Chief Alan Malone was named the new Perry County Sheriff.

There's still no word who will be the new assistant chief.

Lawalin will start his duties next month.

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