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Sherman City Council Introduces New Police Chief

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SHERMAN, TX ---- The city of Sherman officially has a new police chief. The city council approved the hiring of Otis Henry at this evening's meeting.

     Henry takes over for long time Chief Tom Watt who retired last week.

     More than 40 people attended the meeting and stayed after to congratulate the newly appointed chief.

     Henry started with the Sherman police department in 19-83 as a reserve officer

     He says becoming chief has been his goal his whole career.

     "It's such an honor to be the Chief of Police in Sherman. I've been here 29 years, I have loved every second of it. Today was a dream come true for me. I'm very appreciative to the citizens and I'm very appreciative to the City Council and the staff," Otis Henry said.

      Henry's first official day as chief will be tomorrow.