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Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams retires, is rehired 2 days later

Posted at 5:48 PM, Nov 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-03 11:19:13-04

Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams retired from the City of Cleveland Division of Police after 32 years of service on Oct. 31, according to a news release sent to news organizations by the city at 5:30 p.m. on Friday. Two days later Williams was rehired as the chief of police.

On Friday, Mayor Frank Jackson issued the oath of office to Williams, who will continue to serve as the chief of police, the release states.

Williams' salary remains the same as before he retired —$130,575 per year, according to a city spokesperson. The move allows Williams to collect his salary and pension at the same time.

Williams was appointed as chief of police in 2014.

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