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Shiflett chosen as new Front Royal police chief

August 27, 2012 | Virginia News

News Image Front Royal town officials announced the appointment Friday of Major-Chief Deputy Norman A. Shiflett of the Warren County Sheriff's Office as the town's new police chief.

 

Shiflett, 54, will be taking the place of retiring Chief Richard H. Furr when he begins work on Sept. 10.

In brief remarks before a gathering of friends, family and fellow law enforcement officers, Shiflett thanked Sheriff Daniel T. McEathron "for the opportunities which have paved the road to my success and enabled me to be one of the finalists for this position."

Shiflett said he was committed to "an open-door policy, and I welcome all citizens input."

Shiflett, a town resident, has spent the last four of his 28 years in the department as chief deputy.

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