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Princeton Police Chief announced retirement

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PRINCETON -

The City of Princeton will have a new man at the head of the police department.

According to Princeton City Manager, Elke Doom, the city has appointed Jay W. Howell, Jr. to be the acting police chief.  The action comes after the previous chief, Paul Powell, retired on Friday. The Princeton City Clerk told 59News that Howell will lead the Princeton Police Department until further notice.