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Gray, Anthony, Jr., "Tony"

In April 2007, Anthony Gray, Jr. was sworn in as interim police chief of Danville, KY, the first African American to hold the post. Gray had been the assistant chief of police.

On April 23, 2012, Gray was named the Chief of the Danville Police Department. He is a graduate of the Department of Criminal Justice Basic Training Class No. 240.

For more see "Danville: Interim police chief sworn in," Lexington Herald-Leader, 4/02/2007, City&Region section, p. B3; Anthony Gray Jr. in the column "New Chiefs" on p. 7 of Kentucky Law Enforcement, Fall 2012, vol. 11, no. 3; and "Police Department," at the City of Danville website.

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