A new police chief has been named in Bridgeport

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The Village of Bridgeport has named a new police chief.

Tuesday during a special meeting, the village council voted to appoint John Bumba in as the new chief as current chief Andy Klotz will leave the force on May 4th before becoming a patrolman in St. Clairsville.

It was also decided that Bumba would make a salary of $48,000 per year. The measure passed on a vote of five in favor and one councilman abstaining to vote.

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