Two weeks from today Dothan’s newest police officer will take his position as Chief of Police.
City Manager Mike West recommended John Powell as the new police chief from North Carolina. He said Powell was the number one choice of the entire interview panel.
Powell recently served as Police Chief in Wilson, North Carolina and has an extensive background in law enforcement.
Powell says he first would like to meet with all the employees and try to identify areas of improvement
The new police chief will take office on March 15th.