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Hardy hires new police chief

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Hardy now has a new Chief of Police.

At Tuesday evening’s city council meeting, Scott Rose was named as the city's new chief.  

Rose replaces James Hutcheson, who had been chief since December 2014.

Scott Rose was with the Jonesboro Police Department for 12 years. He will start this week.  

Rose said he plans to focus on crime prevention, improving relationships with the public, better training his officers and upgrading the department's equipment. 

Scott Rose is also the son of former Hardy Chief Ernie Rose.

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