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Power struggle continues between KPD, mayor's office

KPD Chief Darryl Perry KPD Chief Darryl Perry

KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) - There may soon be some clarification over who's in charge of Kauai's police chief.

On Monday, the Kauai County's Charter Review Commission is scheduled to meet.

Board members will try to determine whether Kauai Police Chief Darryl Perry reports to the police commission or to the mayor.

The power struggle arose when Mayor Bernard Carvalho put Chief Perry on administrative leave at the beginning of the month.

The police commission ruled that Perry could return to work, but Carvalho disagreed, and the chief was denied access to his office, badge and gun.

The Charter Review Commission is set to meet at 4 p.m. in Lihue. They'll hold a closed-door meeting to discuss the issue, then discuss it publicly.

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