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Former St. Martinville Assistant Police Chief Nary Smith dies

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Posted at 12:03 PM, Jan 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-13 13:24:57-05

The former assistant Chief of Police for the City of St. Martinville has died.

The St. Martinville Police Department announced the death of Nary Smith Sr., on their Facebook page.

The department and current Chief Ricky Martin are offering their deepest condolences and prayers to Smith's family.

According to documents, Smith joined the SMPD as a patrol officer in 1977, and advanced with the police department to patrolman first class, then to sergeant, and finally to Assistant Chief of Police in 1981. Smith also served as interim police chief several times during his career.

His service with St. Martinville Police ended in 2011.

Funeral services have not been announced.
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