Cedar Posts is hearing from sources that CMPD's most senior Deputy Chief Kerr Putney will leave his post to take command of the Winston Salem Police Department.
If the rumor is true Putney will be the 3rd Deputy Chief to leave the department in as many months.
The current Winston-Salem police Chief Scott Cunningham, is retiring June 30.
Cedar Posts Update: It's official Putney is now formally one of three finalists as reported by the Charlotte Observer on May 22, 2013.
Still hearing that the process is already completed and that the job is Putney's.