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    On Monday, the LaFayette City Council met and accepted the retirement request of Police Chief Kenneth Vines. His decision to retire comes after he admitted to altering documents and perjuring himself during his divorce case back in September 2014 in front of Circuit Judge Ray Martin. 

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    On Monday, the LaFayette City Council met and accepted the retirement request of Police Chief Kenneth Vines. His decision to retire comes after he admitted to altering documents and perjuring himself during his divorce case back in September 2014 in front of Circuit Judge Ray Martin. 

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LAFAYETTE, AL (WTVM) - LaFayette Police Chief Kennrth Vines has been sentenced to six months in jail over a 12-month period. 

The sentence comes after Vines admitted to altering documents and perjuring himself during his divorce case in September last year.

Now, the city will begin advertising for a new chief of police.

Vines' role will be limited to administrative duties necessary to provide officials with information needed to make a successful transition.

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