Bill Cox appointed Chief of Police
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 3:00 AM
Philadelphia Police Investigator Bill Cox was appointed Chief of Police Tuesday night in a 4-1 vote following an extended executive session of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen.
Cox succeeds Dickie Sistrunk who retired as chief in July.
Ward 4 Alderman Cecil Nichols voted against the appointment.
Cox took over as chief Wednesday morning.