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      Louisiana city administrator named police chief

      City Administrator Bob Jenne will take over as chief of the Louisiana Police Department

      The city administrator of Louisiana will take over as police chief.

      Bob Jenne was named chief of the Louisiana Police Department after a 4-1 vote by the city council.

      Jenne takes over for Richard Hughes, who died July 3 of apparent natural causes.

      Detective April Epperson had served as the department's interim chief.

      Jenne will not receive a pay increase on top of his $78,000 salary.

      He has four decades of experience in law enforcement, and previously served as a police chief and emergency management coordinator in a St. Louis-area town.