New GFI and Emergency Prep Head Hired

<p>Perry Tarrant</p>

Perry Tarrant

Yakima has new manager to head up its emergency preparedness and gang-free initiative programs.

Former Tucson police captain Perry Tarrant begins his first day on the job today -- he has spent over 30 years in Arizona, serving in the police department.

Tarrant's duties will include bringing the GFI into full operation, while coordinating the emergency response plans.