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      Orlando Rodriguez named Brownsville Police Chief

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      Weeks of speculation have ended with Brownsville leaders appointing Orlando Rodriguez as the city's next police chief.

      The decision comes several months after longtime police chief Carlos Garcia who retired in December.

      Rodriguez, who was one of three finalists, had served as interim police chief since Garcia's retirement.

      City leaders made the announcement to appoint Rodriguez during a Tuesday morning event.

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