Newly named Lexington Police Chief Mark Barnard with his wife, Gaye, and daughters, Elizabeth, second from right, and Caroline, right, during an interview at Lexington Police Headquarters on East Main St. in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, December 23, 2014. Lexington Mayor Jim Gray chose Barnard to replace current Police Chief Ronnie Bastin will become the new Public Safety Commissioner. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff
Newly named Lexington Police Chief Mark Barnard with his wife, Gaye, and daughters, Elizabeth, second from right, and Caroline, right, during an interview at Lexington Police Headquarters on East Main St. in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, December 23, 2014. Lexington Mayor Jim Gray chose Barnard to replace current Police Chief Ronnie Bastin will become the new Public Safety Commissioner. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader
Newly named Lexington Police Chief Mark Barnard with his wife, Gaye, and daughters, Elizabeth, second from right, and Caroline, right, during an interview at Lexington Police Headquarters on East Main St. in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, December 23, 2014. Lexington Mayor Jim Gray chose Barnard to replace current Police Chief Ronnie Bastin will become the new Public Safety Commissioner. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader

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