Retired Covington chief to take job in Utah


WEST VALLEY CITY, UT (FOX19) - The retired Covington, Kentucky police chief is taking a new job in Utah.

FOX affiliate KSTU in Salt Lake City is reporting that Lee Russo will be the new police chief in West Valley City.

Russo announced his retirement from the Covington police last summer 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 organization.

Russo spent most of his career moving up the ranks in Baltimore County, MA.

West Valley City is a suburb of Salt Lake City.

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