Interim Police Chief Named

By Kate Gaier
5:15 pm November 14, 2006

The Thomasville Police Chief has handed in his resignation less then a week later an interim chief is named.

Chief David Huckstep, a five year veteran with the department, resigned last Friday. Captain Ellis Jackson will take over as interim chief beginning November 25.

Jackson has been with the Thomasville Police Department since 1976. He says he's looking forward to the challenge, and yes, he will be throwing his hat in the ring for the permanent position.

"I'm really excited because this agency is in good shape. Chief Huckstep has really done a great job. The department with in my 10 year is in the best shape that I've ever seen it," commented Jackson.