Phenix City Names New Police Chief

May 19, 2009

PHENIX CITY, AL.  (WTVM) -- A change of mayor and council in Phenix City this year led to the departure of Police Chief Brian McGarr.

City Manager Wallace Hunter announced that Assistant Police Chief Ray Smith will now lead the department.  Smith has spent 20 years with Phenix City and already has set several goals for the police force.

Captain Robert Casteel was name Assistant Police Chief, while Lieutenant Phyllis Pendleton was named Administrative Captain.