Chief Howell withdraws from Rockford Police Chief Search

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IOSRockfordLtr-page-001 (1) Racine Police Chief Art Howell has withdrawn from the Rockford Illinois Police Chief search.

Chief Howell sent a letter on Monday stating that “he was taking his name out of consideration for the post after learning of the Racine Police and Fire Commissions vote to extend his contract, and after consultation with a number of local leaders, police officials, and area residents and after reflecting on the progress achieved to date with the City of Racine.