There’s a new sheriff in town, or something like that. Actually, it’s a new assistant chief for Prince William County Police, and he knows a thing or two about the county — having joined the force in 1996.

Effective Feb. 18, Jared L. Phelps, a county native, will begin his new role as Assistant Chief of the Operations Division overseeing patrol services and the Special Operations Bureau.

He officially was promoted from captain to major last weekend.

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