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Current McFarland Chief of Police selected as Arvin Chief of Police

Posted at 2:01 PM, Mar 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-20 17:01:54-04

ARVIN, Calif. — Scot Kimble, the current Chief of Police for the McFarland Police Department, has been selected as the new Chief of Police for the Arvin Police Department.

According to a press release issued by the City of Arvin, Chief Kimble has nearly 30 years of law enforcement, serving five of those years as a police chief. Chief Kimble is replacing Chief Jerry Breckinridge, who accepted the position of City Manager for the City of Arvin.

The City of Arvin says this decision comes after a 5-month search. Chief Kimble is expected to be sworn as the Arvin PD Chief of Police during the the Arvin City Council meeting on April 9, 2019.