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Byington moves to Capitol

After 42 years with the Clinton Police Department, chief Don Byington is leaving to take another full-time law enforcement job as head of the Mississippi Capitol Police. Byington will retire from the city of Clinton Dec. 31 and the next day will become administrative director of the Capitol Police, a force that’s a little larger than the 50-employee Clinton Police ...

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Q&A: Don Byington, Police Chief, Clinton Police Department

Don Byington became chief of the Clinton Police Department in 1985, and has worked for the department for a total of 40 years. Clinton has a population of approximately 26,000 and 45 police officers. Byington grew up in Byram and was active with the U.S. Air Force for three and half years during the Vietnam War. He has been involved ...

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