CANTON, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - The Canton Police Department is now under new leadership.
The department transferred its leadership to the new Interim Chief Stephen Merrifield from former Chief Mark Mitchell.
The ceremony was held at the Public Safety and Municipal Court Building Friday afternoon.
We spoke to interim Chief Merrifield about his new role.
The interim chief says the department has an established reputation of being transparent and community outreach-oriented and he plans to continue that.