Chief Derr retiring from Savannah Police Department

March 14– On the force for 35 years, Savannah Police Chief Donald Derr today announced his retirement.

“I’m looking forward to it. It’s been an incredible career. I don’t have any regrets,” he said.

Veteran police Capt. Terry Hosea has been named interim chief to replace Derr, who has served as chief since 2001. 

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