Koplin named chief

OMAK — Jeff Koplin will move from sergeant to chief July 1 when current Omak police chief Larry Schreckengast retires.

“I’m excited about filling the position and moving forward,” said Koplin, 38.

“I think he won the position,” said Mayor Cindy Gagne, who appointed Koplin. “It was a matter of making the best fit for the department.”

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