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Orlando Police Chief Robert Chewning

Robert Chewning was appointed Police Chief for the City of Orlando in 1967 by Mayor Carl Langford.

As chief, Chewning promoted the first black police lieutenant and allowed black police officers to patrol outside black neighborhoods.

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Orlando Police Chief Robert Chewning Accepts Congratulations
May 5, 1968 photo of Orlando Police Chief Robert J. Chewning installed at Orlando Moose Lodge No. 766 with a grand welcome...
Robert Joseph Chewning, A Legacy Unveiled
The son of an iron worker who helped build bridges across the United States, Robert Joseph Chewning also built bridges - ones...
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Robert Joseph Chewning, A Legacy Unveiled

The son of an iron worker who helped build bridges across the United States, Robert Joseph Chewning also built bridges - ones of community spirit and public trust through his chosen career on the Orlando Police Department... Read more in A Legacy Unveiled from A Memorial Service of Praise and Thanksgiving to Celebrate the Life of Robert Joseph Chewning, October 22, 1923 - November 8, 2006.


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