Va. Tech’s Flinchum to Step Down
After 29 years of service, Virginia Tech Police Chief Wendell Flinchum will be leaving his position early in 2014, the school announced on Thursday.
Flinchum, 51, was chief of police at the university during the April 16, 2007 on-campus mass shooting that killed 32 people and wounded 17 others.
Maj. Kevin Foust will become Virginia Tech’s acting chief on Feb. 1 while the school conducts a national search for a replacement, reports the Roanoke Times.
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