ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Rochester Mayor-Elect Lovely Warren says she will make a decision on Chief Sheppard's replacement in the next week or two.
Sheppard announced last month that he is retiring at the end of the year.
Mayor-Elect Warren tells us that she has interviewed several candidates but she would not say how many or if they were internal or external candidates.
Chief Sheppard has been with the department for more than thirty years.
His retirement takes effect December 31st.
Lovely Warren takes Office on the first of the year.