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New Arvin Police Chief Scot Kimble sworn in

Posted at 8:11 PM, Apr 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-09 23:11:13-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Scot Kimble, the former Chief of Police for the McFarland Police Department, was sworn in as the new Chief of Police for the Arvin Police Department Tuesday night.

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.