Weslaco Gets a New Police Chief

POSTED: Thursday, July 2, 2009 - 7:21am

UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:33am

In Weslaco, city commissioners announced Jose Perez Jr. as the city's new Police Chief.

This comes a month after interim City Manager, Francisco Castellanos laid off former Police Chief, J.D.Martinez. Four other city employees were laid off along with Martinez because of budget issues. City leaders say about ten people applied for the position. The newly appointed chief brings 32 years of law enforcement experience, including 24 years with Weslaco.

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