Jul 16, 2012 at 5:13 pm
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Carver County chief deputy sheriff William Blair Anderson has been selected as St. Cloud's new police chief, succeeding retired chief Dennis Balentine.
St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis made the announcement Monday afternoon in the St. Cloud City Council chambers.
Anderson joined the Carver County department in January 2011. Before that appointment, Anderson spent 16 years in the Dakota County Sheriff's Department, overseeing many divisions there.
Anderson got the nod over current interim St. Cloud police chief and 20-year department veteran Rich Wilson as well as Moorhead Police Chief David Ebinger.
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