Lumberton Police Chief not reappointed - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Lumberton Police Chief not reappointed

Lumberton has a new Alderman after a special election was held. Photo credit: WDAM Lumberton has a new Alderman after a special election was held. Photo credit: WDAM
LUMBERTON, MS (WDAM) -

Alderman in the City of Lumberton voted unanimously to not reappoint Police Chief Elsie Cowart.

According to Alderman Jonathan Griffith, the alderman voted 5-0 to override the mayor’s previous veto to keep Cowart during a Tuesday night special called meeting.

Griffith said Shane Flynn was appointed as the new police chief.

Cowart was police chief since 2012.

Copyright WDAM 2017. All rights reserved. 

Powered by Frankly