CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Steve Cooper will become Charleston’s police chief this week.

Cooper is replacing Brent Webster, who retired after 12 years and is taking over the Public Works department in West Virginia’s largest city.

Cooper previously served as the police department’s chief of detectives. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports a swearing-in ceremony is set for Tuesday night.


Information from: The Charleston Gazette-Mail, http://wvgazettemail.com.

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