KATV reports that Little Rock Police Chief Kenton Buckner is one of five finalists for the job of police chief in Charleston, S.C., and will
A statement from the LRPD came later:
The Little Rock Police Department has received numerous inquiries today regarding Chief Kenton Buckner being a candidate for the chief of police position in Charleston, South Carolina. We are acknowledging that Chief Buckner is a top five candidate for the position.
To protect the integrity of the process, candidates have been asked not to make any public statements concerning their involvement.. The Little Rock Police Department will not be making a comment regarding this matter.
Buckner’s administration has been under fire lately from some elements of the community as well as the Black Police Officers Association.
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