City of Hamilton hosting meet and greet for new police chief

City of Hamilton hosting meet and greet for new police chief

HAMILTON, Ga. (WTVM) - The City of Hamilton is welcoming its new police chief next week.

The city is hosting a meet-and-greet Monday to welcome Eric Weiss to the job. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Hamilton Fire Department.

The 32-year-old previously worked with the Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office and spent a few years with the Drug Enforcement Administration. Weiss’ appointment comes after body camera footage surfaced that showed former police chief, Gene Allmond and patrolman John Brooks, using racial slurs at a 2020 Black Lives Matter protest.

Allmond resigned and Brooks was fired.

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