The city of Albany has hired a California-based head-hunting firm to conduct the on-going search for a permanent police chief.
According to the Times-Union company representatives will be in town next Monday to meet with Common Council members.
At the same time, the city is planning public forums starting in mid-April to help gauge what residents are looking for in the next chief.
Robert Sears has served on an acting basis since Brendan Cox left to take a position with a national law enforcement group.
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