City Manager Russell Allen, left, looks on during the swearing-in ceremony for Police Chief Cassandra Deck-Brown. In addition to overseeing major downtown revitilization projects, Allen is credited with making strong hires to lead city departments.
City Manager Russell Allen, left, looks on during the swearing-in ceremony for Police Chief Cassandra Deck-Brown. In addition to overseeing major downtown revitilization projects, Allen is credited with making strong hires to lead city departments. ehyman@newsobserver.com
City Manager Russell Allen, left, looks on during the swearing-in ceremony for Police Chief Cassandra Deck-Brown. In addition to overseeing major downtown revitilization projects, Allen is credited with making strong hires to lead city departments. ehyman@newsobserver.com

Ousted City Manager Russell Allen made his mark on Raleigh

July 12, 2013 5:32 PM