Mississippi University for Women Police Department officially has a new police chief.
The first Columbus city council meeting of 2018 concluded Tuesday evening with a familiar face in a fresh role as chief of the Columbus Police Department.
In a unanimous vote today, the Columbus City Council appointed Assistant Police Chief Fred Shelton to the position of chief of Columbus Police Department.
To Avery Cook, teaching kids karate at the CK&A Karate School downtown has some parallels to policing.
West Point’s new police chief is anything but new when it comes to law enforcement in his hometown.
Mayor Robert Smith offered a few more specifics Thursday on an action plan meant to save Police Chief Oscar Lewis’ job, but most of what the plan outlines remains under wraps, apparently even from the city council.
Mayor Robert Smith said Tuesday he expects a five-month timeline for tracking the progress of Columbus police chief Oscar Lewis.
Police Chief Oscar Lewis seemed to learn more about his position security Tuesday evening, as city councilmen approved a “plan of action” for him to move forward in the wake of a consultant report that called for his resignation.
Mayor Robert Smith is asking Columbus police officers for patience as city leaders mull a report they received last week from consultant K.B. Turner.
While Columbus councilmen mull a consultant’s report calling for the city’s police chief to be replaced, at least one officer is rising to defend her boss.