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DALLAS (AP) - Dallas Police Chief David Brown is promoting two officers to deputy chief and assistant chief.

Lt. David Pughes, the current commander of the homicide unit, has been named deputy chief. Pughes has been a Dallas police officer since 1990.

Current deputy chief Michael Genovesi will become assistant chief. Genovesi will be made commander over the department’s patrol bureau.

Brown announced the promotions at a ceremony Wednesday.

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