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Dumfries names new police chief

October 17, 2011 | Virginia News

News Image Dumfries now has a permanent police chief - Robert Forker.

The Dumfries Town Council voted unanimously this week to name Forker to the post that he has held in an interim role for the past two months.

When former town manager Kim Alexander left her job in August, then Dumfries police Chief Dan Taber was named interim town manager and Forker, then Dumfries police administrative manager, took over as interim chief.

With the council’s vote on Forker, the reshuffling has ended since Taber was named to the permanent town manager job last month.

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