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Elgin deputy police chief offered Sanford, Fla., job

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Elgin Deputy Police Chief Cecil Smith has been offered the chief's job in Sanford, Fla., the city made infamous by the Trayvon Martin shooting. The offer Tuesday comes with an annual salary of $110,469, said Smith, 51, a 25-year-veteran of the Elgin department. "In an lot of ways it's not about the pay, it's about the opportunity to go out and show that I have 25 years of experience. I have an opportunity to bring something new," he said.
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