POLICE CHIEF SEARCH COMMITTEE TO RECOMMEND MYRON THOMAS FOR PARIS POLICE CHIEF

Myron Thomas, Assistant Police Chief, Paris

PAUL GIBSON | Citizen Staff

In a meeting of the Paris Police Chief search committee on Wednesday it was unanimously agreed to recommend that Assistant Police Chief, Myron Thomas, be promoted to the Police Chief’s position. Thomas has been Acting Police Chief since the retirement of Butch Best.

The committee has been reviewing candidate applications in recent meetings and according to Human Resource Director, Erin Morton, had reduced the number of applicants to be considered to four. The recommendation of Myron Thomas will be presented to the Paris Commission for their action on Tuesday, February 25 at a regular Commission meeting.

Search Committee members are: Daron Jordan, City Manager, Mike Withrow, Assistant City Manager, Erin Morton, Human Resource Director, Commissioners, Anna Allen-Edwards, and Wallis Brooks, Citizen Members, Jeff Bell, Pastor, First Christian Church, Paris, and Kevin Sutton, former Paris Police Chief.

5 Comments

  1. Doug Downing on February 19, 2020 at 5:46 pm

    Good choice and person

  2. Steve Kendall on February 19, 2020 at 8:34 pm

    I am a former Paris resident and know Myron very well and think he would make a very good police chief he is a very good man!

  3. Jim Pikul on February 20, 2020 at 4:01 am

    Should have happened 2 years ago
    Get it correct this time!!

  4. Mary garrison on February 20, 2020 at 9:03 am

    Hope he gets it. My vote is for u. U r always nice and friendly but u also get the job done 👍 go Myron!!!!

  5. Maurice on February 21, 2020 at 2:21 pm

    GREAT CHOICE FOR THE CITY OF PARIS A GUY THAT GETS IT DONE ALSO BORN AND RAISED ALSO RESPECTED GOOD LUCK MYRON

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