Former Auburn police chief to run for city council

Tommy Dawson
Tommy Dawson

AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - A well-known name in the Auburn community has announced he's running for city council

Former Auburn Police Chief Tommy Dawson tells News Leader 9 he would like to serve his community as the Ward 8 councilman.

The election is set for this August.

Dawson retired early from Auburn's police force in July 2013 to focus on his battle with Parkinson's disease.

The former chief says he has deeply missed serving his community. He says after much prayer and discussion with his family, he is looking forward to helping families if elected to council

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