Walthourville PD swears in new police chief

Walthourville PD swears in new police chief
Jerry Blash as he was sworn in as the new Walthourville Police Chief on Monday, July 8, 2019. Source: WTOC.

WALTHOURVILLE, Ga. (WTOC) -The Walthourville Police Department has a new chief.

Citizens and elected officials came out to the Liberty College and Career Academy on Monday to see Chief Jerry Blash be sworn in. Interim Chief Jerald Burgess handed in his resignation on June 26.

The former chief, Bernie Quarterman, was fired in early 2018 after being accused of violating several department policies.

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