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NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A Connecticut superior court judge ruled Renee Dominguez, the acting police chief of New Haven, must vacate her position. The judge found the city’s charter mandates that such an appointment last only six months and, after that period, the Board of Alders must approve the acting chief if they are the nominee for the permanent role. The board rejected the mayor’s nomination of Dominguez in December, and she withdrew her name and announced her intention to retire from the force once a permanent police chief was found.

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