Du Quoin Assistant Chief of Police Approved by City Council Monday

Du Quoin Assistant Chief of Police Approved by City Council Monday

DU QUOIN – The city of Du Quoin is set to swear in a new assistant chief of police Feb. 10.

At Monday’s city council meeting, Howard Baxter was appointed to the position by Mayor Guy Alongi and approved by the city council. Baxter is a retired Illinois State Police Master Sergeant with more than 20 years of experience in law enforcement, having served in Downer’s Grove and retiring as Illinois State Police Master Sergeant.

Baxter will begin his new role Feb. 13.

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