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Salida City Clerk Alisa Pappenfort administers the oath of office to Russ Johnson Monday during the city council work session. Johnson steps into the role of Salida police chief, replacing Terry Clark, who is retiring.

Johnson received a standing ovation from a packed room. He said he is honored by the promotion and expressed gratitude that he will be working with a “great crew” of officers in the Salida Police Department.