Covington is looking for a new police chief

COVINGTON, KY (FOX19) - The City of Covington has begun its nationwide search for their new police chief.

Chief Lee Russo announced his retirement after 5 years on the job. He was the first chief in more than 200 years to be hired from outside of the Covington Police Department ranks.

His retirement will take effect on July 1. Then Assistant Police Chief Spike Jones will be named Interim Police Chief.

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