Mount Vernon Mayor Ernie Davis hopes to appoint new police commissioner within a week
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Mount Vernon Mayor Ernie Davis said Thursday that he hopes to have a new city top cop in place by the end of next week to replace Police Commissioner Carl Bell, whom he fired two days ago.
In the interim, Deputy Commissioner Reginald Ward has been tapped to take the reins of the city's 205-member department, according to Davis. Police Chief John Roland, a 32-year veteran of the Mount Vernon...