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Altus Police Department promotes new deputy chief

ALTUS, Okla._The Altus Police Department recently promoted one of its own to become the new deputy police chief.

Tim Scott has been an officer for 29 years, and 10 of those years have been in Altus. His first years of experience came when he was a police officer in Greer County, which is just northwest of Jackson County. Scott replaces the former Deputy Chief Bill Perkins, who resigned about a month ago for a new job.

Altus Police Chief Tim Murphy says Scott has the best interest of the community in mind. Murphy also says he believes they have the same goals.

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