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Breckenridge appoints new Police Chief

In a unanimous decision, the Breckenridge City Commissioners appointed Lt. Bacel Cantrell as the new Breckenridge Police Chief. Current Police Chief Larry Mahan had announced his retirement on Nov. 5 and was present for the appointment.

Cantrell is a Breckenridge High School graduate in 2002 and began his law enforcement career in 2006 when he served as jail administer for Stephens County. He served for four years before becoming a Juvenile Supervision Officer for a year. Cantrell came back to Breckenridge in 2011 where he has served as a patrolman, investigator and Lieutenant for the Breckenridge Police Department. 

For the full story please see the Nov. 27 edition of the Breckenridge American.

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