Alexander City Police Chief Named

Alexander City officials named a police chief Monday night.

Charles Rafford comes from Birmingham where he spent 20 years on the force.

Most recently, Rafford served as a Captain in the Birmingham Police Department.

Rafford tells WSFA 12 News he looks forward to the challenges ahead.

He has a long list ahead of him.  He intends on meeting with personnel, reviewing procedures, meeting with community leaders and citizens.

Rafford is a retired military officer.  He and his wife have been married for 20 years and have three children.

He will be officially sworn in November 19th.