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City of Branson Names New Chief of Police

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The Branson Police Department has announced a new police chief.

According to a press release from the city, Jeff Matthews will bring 33 years of law enforcement experience to the position of Chief of Police.  He is currently serving as Deputy Chief of the Arlington, Texas Police Department.

Matthews will take over for Stan Dobbins who has been serving as interim police chief. Dobbins, who was also the former police chief, is now the Branson City Administrator.

According to Dobbins, Matthew’s aptitude for this position was evident during the selection process.

“It was a very close competition, but out of that competition Jeff came shining through for his leadership, and we look forward for him arriving…and taking over the reins of the department.”

Matthews will arrive in Branson on April 30th.

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