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Metro police dedicate west precinct to former chief

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

The Metro Police Department held a ceremony Thursday to name the west precinct after a former chief that served as head of the department for 16 years.

The facility, located on 5500 Charlotte Ave., was dedicated to Chief Joe D. Casey.

Casey joined the Nashville police force in 1951.

He served as Nashville's chief of police from 1973 to 1989 under mayors Beverly Briley, Richard Fulton and Bill Boner.

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