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.