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Police chiefs back Burrow

By Chip Drago
Mobile Bay Times
Police Chief Sam Cochran and former Police Chief Billy Mingus are among the financial supporters of police Capt. Eddie Burrow's campaign for the District 7 seat on the Mobile City Council.

Burrow, a 51-year-old father of four, is captain of the Mobile Police Department's support services section, has said he will retire from the department if he wins the election.

Burrow raised $3,200 in cash contributions and received $500 in itemized in-kind contributions. He spent $1,507.46 and entered the last days before the Aug. 23 election with a balance of $1,692.54.

Six other candidates are seeking the Council seat being vacated by city Councilman John Peavy who is running for mayor. They are public relations consultant Gina Gregory, engineer Steve Hand, restaurateur Mead Miller, radio personality Shane McBryde, housing board employee Henry Slade and Robert W. Pitts Jr.  

Burrow's contributors include:

Burrow's expenditures included: $348, Signs Now; $205.46, Signs Now; and $474.15, Green Apple Graphics, $474.15.

For complete details of Burrow's campaign finance report, click here.