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Long-Time Police Chief Dies

KENNEDY, Ala. (WCBI) — The man who guided the Kennedy, Ala. Police Department for 33 years has died.

Golden Patrick died Sunday night after a short illness. He was 76.

He started his law enforcement career in 1963 and retired as chief in Kennedy in Lamar County at the end of 2009 at the age of 72.

Visitation is 6 to 9 Wednesday night at Dowdle Funeral Home in Millport. The funeral is 11 a.m. Thursday.