Evangelous withdraws name from Savannah police chief search

Evangelous withdraws name from Savannah police chief search

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous is no longer being considered for the same position in Savannah.

According to Linda Rawley with the WPD, Evangelous withdrew his name from consideration on Friday.

"While I was truly honored at the invitation to be a part of this process, I have decided after much consideration and talk with my family to remain at the Wilmington Police Department," Evangelous said. "Wilmington is my home and I am committed to continuing our efforts to fight crime in this City."

Evangelous was considered one of the finalist for Savannah's Chief of Police.

Evangelous has served as the top cop in the Wilmington Police Department since 2004.

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