Huntington Police Chief resigns

Published: Feb. 6, 2023 at 10:22 AM EST
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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Huntington Police Chief Karl Colder has resigned, effective immediately, Mayor Steve Williams announced Monday, Feb. 6.

“Mr. Colder indicated that he was resigning due to family matters,” Williams said. “Out of respect to him and his family, I will have no further comment.”

Williams has appointed Deputy Chief Phil Watkins as police chief.

His appointment will go before Huntington City Council for approval on Monday, Feb. 13.

Further information has not been released.

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