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Mesquite police chief announces departure | News

Charles Cato has announced that Friday was his last day as Mesquite’s police chief.

The city will begin a national search for a replacement and Assistant Police Chief David Faaborg will serve as interim police chief, the city stated in a release.

Cato, sworn in as Mesquite’s 11th police chief on March 7, 2016, said, “I have served the Mesquite Police Department and the Mesquite community we protect with every fiber of my being for the past five years. It is time for me to move forward to the next chapter of my professional and personal life. I want

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‘It’s time for me to move forward’: Mesquite police chief announces departure

Some of Cato’s career accomplishments include facilitating new community engagement programs, re-establishing the K-9 unit and diversifying the staff.

MESQUITE, Texas — Mesquite Police Chief Charles Cato announced he’s leaving after serving five years with the department.

Cato was sworn in as police chief in March 2016.

“It is time for me to move forward to the next chapter of my professional and person life. I want to thank all the men and women of the department for their commitment, the city council for their support and the city manager for providing me the incredible privilege to serve as the

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