• Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer names new police chief

    By: Monique Valdes

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    ORLANDO, Fla. - Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer announced Thursday who will be the next chief of police. 

    The mayor said on Twitter that Deputy Chief Orlando Rolon will be succeeding Chief John Mina. 

    Mina is retiring from the department as he works to become the Orange County sheriff. 

    Rolon is a 25-year-veteran with the department.

    He will be the city's first Hispanic chief of police.

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