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Franklin police chief accepts job in Michigan

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The police chief of Franklin has accepted a new job in Grand Rapids, MI.

Chief David Rahinsky has accepted the position of police chief at the Grand Rapids Police Department. He submitted his resignation on Friday.

Rahinsky will be meeting with the city administrator on Monday to discuss when his last day with the Franklin Police Department will be.

"I respect Chief Rahinsky's decision to pursue a new professional opportunity and wish him the best in this next chapter of his career," said City Administrator Eric Stuckey in a news release.

Deputy Chief Deb Faulkner will serve as Franklin's interim chief of police.

"The City of Grand Rapids is getting an excellent leader, and I certainly extend my best wishes to Chief Rahinsky. In the meantime, Franklin Police Officers and civilian staff will continue to provide professional law enforcement to the citizens of Franklin. While I value the FPD's past, I look forward to an exciting and challenging future," said Faulkner in a news release.

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