Columbus city leaders consider hiring assistant chief, investigations commander

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – The Columbus Police Department could soon hire an assistant chief and investigations commander.

City leaders will consider hiring for the positions at their Tuesday night meeting.

A letter in the city council agenda stated that a committee is recommending the hiring of Doran Johnson for assistant chief and Rick Jones for captain of criminal investigations.

Johnson is a former CPD officer and is currently the chief of police for the Columbus school district.

Jones is also a former CPD officer and Lowndes County Adult Detention Center jail administrator. He also unsuccessfully ran for sheriff.

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