Ackerman police chief resigns

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Ackerman Police Chief Tanya Burton resigned after nearly four years as police chief. Burton was the first female police chief for the Town of Ackerman.

The Ackerman Board of Aldermen approved her resignation, effective July 5, in their July 2 board meeting with no discussion. The board also declared the police chief position open as of July 6.

“We are determined to find the best police chief we can find,” said Mayor Dick Cain after the meeting.

He added that the town would not be in a hurry to hire a police chief.

The Town of Ackerman will advertise for applications for the police chief position soon.