The city of Yakima will welcome new Yakima Police Chief Matt Murray when he officially starts his job on Wednesday. City officials say he has completed all the required pre-employment steps necessary for him to fill the job. Murray will be formally sworn in as the new Yakima Police Chief in a brief ceremony at the Yakima Police Department on Wednesday at 9:00 a.m.

Murray will be introduced at the May 7 Yakima City Council meeting beginning at 5:30 p.m. at city hall.