ST. CLOUD -- The city of St. Cloud has narrowed the list of police chief candidates down to five finalists.

The group will be interviewed on Wednesday of this week.

The finalists are...interim St. Cloud Police Chief Rich Wilson, Wm. Blair Anderson, Chief Deputy with the Carver County Sheriff's Office, Moorhead Chief of Police, David Ebinger, Maurice Richards, Lieutenant of Police with Chicago Police Department and Leigh Wright, West Area Commander with Duluth Police Department.

The city is replacing Chief Dennis Ballantine who retired earlier this year.