The new deputy chief of the Anchorage Police Department is Capt. Myron Fanning, a 22-year veteran of the department who currently oversees SWAT teams, hostage negotiators and other units in the Crime Suppression Division.
Fanning replaces outgoing deputy chief Steve Hebbe, who took a job as chief of the Farmington Police Department in New Mexico. Fanning's promotion is effective March 31, according to a statement issued Monday by Anchorage police spokeswoman Jennifer Castro.
Fanning, who started at APD in 1992, was promoted to sergeant in 2000, lieutenant in 2008 and captain last year.
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By ZAZ HOLLANDER