Derby to serve as interim police chief

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Knoxville Police Chief Dan Losada will go “10-42” or off-duty, for the final time on Friday, May 15, at 3:30 p.m. You can watch this live on the KPD Facebook page.

As for who will assume leadership of the department at 3:31 p.m., Lt. Corey Derby will serve as interim chief until the position is filled. City Manager Aaron Adams reports that the City does not have announcement of a new chief, but anticipates that Losada’s permanent successor will be announced next week.