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Killeen police chief brings ‘fresh perspective’ during first year

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Killeen police Chief Charles Kimble speaks to the news media after a Department of Justice crime study meeting Monday, June 25, 2018, at Killeen Police Headquarters.

The then-new Killeen police chief, not inexperienced at public speaking, had few pithy jokes ready for his first speech as chief last fall.

It was going swimmingly, until he made a serious error. Chief Charles “Chuck” Kimble, who moved to the Lone Star State from an Army town in North Carolina just over a year ago now, stumbled: He accidentally said Fort Bragg, when he meant Fort Hood.

Crime Briefing

Killeen Police Chief Charles Kimble speaks during the Killeen City Council workshop at the Killeen Utility Collections building on Avenue C in Killeen Tuesday, April 3, 2018.

Chief Kimble

Killeen Chief of Police Charles Kimble speaks about Killeen related issues during a meeting with Killeen Daily Herald's news staff at the Herald's office on Florence Road Wednesday, April 25, 2018.

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