Opelika mayor names interim chief of police

Opelika mayor names interim chief of police

OPELIKA, Ala. (WTVM) - The mayor of Opelika has named the city’s new interim chief of police.

Assistant Chief Kasey Brown replaces Chief John McEachern, who is retiring after serving the city for 26 years.

In 2018, McEachern appointed Brown to assistant chief. The City of Opelika is currently searching for a new police chief and anticipate filling the position by the end of January.

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