WITN  | Greenville, NC  | News, Weather, Sports

Veteran Lawman Named Rocky Mount Interim Police Chief

A veteran Rocky Mount police officer has been named interim police chief.

Captain Jim Thomas will take command of the department Friday, following the retirement of Chief John Manley.

Thomas began as a police officer in 1981 and has worked in all four of the department's divisions. Most recently he was commander of the Staff Services Division.

Manley will retire Thursday after 32 years in law enforcement. He was named police chief in December 2004.

City Manager Charles Penny says he is currently reviewing candidates for the city's next police chief.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WITN

275 E. Arlington Blvd. Greenville, NC 27858 252-439-7777
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 124666794 - witn.com/a?a=124666794