Sparks named Douglasville's first black police chief
by Neighbor Staff
01:40 PM, Friday, September 04
Douglasville council members Thursday night voted to hire a veteran officer as the city's first black police chief. Gary Sparks, a native of Douglasville, served for more than six years as deputy police chief and was acting chief when the council ...

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