Denton selects its new police chief

The city of Denton has chosen its new police chief.

Doug Shoemaker was selected by the city manager to lead the Denton Police Department.

He had been chief of police in Grand Junction, Colorado, since 2018, and previously had more than 25 years of experience in Missouri.

Shoemaker is set to be sworn in on October 3 after getting approval by the city council.

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