The City of Sunnyside has selected a new police chief.
West Richland Police Captain Albert Escalara was selected out of five finalists this afternoon.
Escalara has also worked for the Washington State Patrol for 26 years -- former Sunnyside police chief Ed Radder retired two years ago.
City Manager Don Day says Escalara will begin work at the beginning of May.
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