Appleton selects interim police chief

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APPLETON - The Appleton Police and Fire Commission have selected Jim Lewis as the interim Police Chief for the Appleton Police Department Thursday.

Lewis will take over September 6th to replace Chief Helein, pending a background check and examination.

Lewis previously served as the interim chief in Appleton in 2007 as well as Green Bay Police Chief from 1995-2003 and in Pomona, California from 2003-2006.

The commission will begin searching for a permanent chief in the coming weeks.

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