Police veteran makes history as first African American chief of the Greenburgh PD

The Town Board passed a resolution Friday to appoint Capt. Kobie Powell to lead the department.

News 12 Staff

Aug 13, 2022, 12:37 AM

Updated 655 days ago

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Police veteran makes history as first African American chief of the Greenburgh PD
A 24-year veteran of the Greenburgh Police Department is making history as the first African American to be named chief.
The Town Board passed a resolution Friday to appoint Capt. Kobie Powell to lead the department.
Powell will officially take over the department with a pinning ceremony at the next Town Board meeting on Sept. 14.


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