Harlan City Police Chief out, new head of department sworn into office.
From WRIL -
BREAKING NEWS OUT OF HARLAN
We have been informed that Harlan City Police Chief Mike Thomas was told by Mayor Joe Meadors on Monday May 20, 2019 that he was to be replaced as the head of the police department. Thomas began his law enforcement career in 2001.
Thomas’ replacement former Harlan County Sheriff’s Deputy Winston Yeary confirmed to WRIL that he was sworn in today as the new chief.
We have called the Mayor’s office for comment, but he had left for the day.