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Boulder appoints new police chief who served as interim chief since April


BOULDER, Colorado — Boulder interim Police Chief Greg Testa has been appointed to the job on a permanent basis.

The Boulder Daily Camera reports ( ) Testa was chosen Monday by City Manager Jane Brautigam.

The 51-year-old Testa has been interim chief since Mark Beckner retired on April 1.

Before becoming interim chief, Testa was deputy chief for the staff and support services division. Previously, Testa served on the Boulder force as an officer, detective, sergeant, commander and SWAT commander.

Testa joined the Boulder department in 1987 after three years as an officer in the Denver suburb of Northglenn.

Information from: Daily Camera,

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