Chris Murtha chosen as Stamford Police Chief

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The city of Stamford now has a new police chief.

Chief Chris Murtha was most recently a Deputy Chief for a county in Maryland. He has 20 years of experience with that department.

The 53-year-old is the 16th Chief of the Stamford Police Department. The city says he has shown strong relations with community leaders

Murtha has received several awards, including recognition from congress.

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