Newbern Board Can't Settle on New Police Chief

WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff

NEWBERN, Tenn.- The Newbern Police Department still does not have a police chief.

Last night, the board of aldermen were supposed to vote on two candidates. Interim Chief Jimmy Richards and a candidate recommended by the mayor. However, neither were approved.

Now the interim police chief will remain in office until a final decision is made. The city said it is now searching for more applicants.


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