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Audubon Park hires new police chief

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A Louisville police department now has a new chief.

Douglas Sweeny accepted the position of Chief of Police at the Audubon Park Police Department.

Sweeny severed as Commander of the Louisville Metro Police Department Traffic Unit until his retirement in 2009.

Thursday Sweeny posted on his Facebook page saying he was, "looking forward to getting to back to work full-time and working with the rest of the officers, employees, council members, and residents there to make Audubon Park PD the best department it can be!"

Prior to his position with LMPD's Traffic Unit Sweeny served as a police lieutenant with the department.

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