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New police chief for Richland

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RICHLAND, Wash. -- The City of Richland has a new police chief. Chris Skinner is a 20-year veteran with the Hillsboro Police Department and Benton County Sheriff's Office, both out of Oregon.

Richland City Manager Cindy Johnson selected Skinner after a nationwide search. He will become the Richland Police Department's ninth police chief on May 31st.  Tony Corsi retired from the position in January. Captain Mike Cobb has been serving as Interim Chief since.