"Mayor Yarber gave me an opportunity to apply. And I told him that I absolutely would apply, and I'm going to put my best foot forward as far as seeking this job permanently."
Chief Vance said he was grateful to Mayor Tony Yarber for the opportunity to serve in this capacity and says the mayor has promised to give him and the department whatever they need to make the police department better in the long run.
Of course, the subject of JPD's future and the mayor's stance on crime are just two issues that could be addressed in tonight's State of the City.
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