Elizabethtown names new police chief

Elizabethtown names new police chief
Chief Jeremy Thompson was appointed Thursday by the mayor during a special meeting of the city council.

ELIZABETHTOWN, KY (WAVE) - A retired Kentucky State Police Major is the new Elizabethtown Police Department chief.

Chief Jeremy Thompson was appointed Thursday by the mayor during a special meeting of the city council.

Thompson has lived in Elizabethtown for more than two decades and has held multiple positions and ranks throughout the state.

His first day as chief will be June 1.

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