Assistant Mount Olive Police Chief Linda Tyson has been named interim chief due to the retirement of Chief Tommy Brown.
Captain Tyson said she will file an application for the vacant slot.
She is a 25-year veteran in law enforcement, and has a wide variety of qualifications.
Officials say they will fill the position within three months, and it is being advertised.
See more details in the Sept. 2 edition of the Mount Olive Tribune.