Murphysboro City Council to Discuss New Police Chief at Meeting

Murphysboro – The Murphysboro City Council is set to discuss whether or not to make Jamie Ellermeyer their new police chief at a meeting tonight. According to the city council’s agenda, they will decide on making Ellermeyer, the former Du Quoin police chief and head of the Perry-Washington County Drug Task Force, the replacement for former chief Chad Roberts, who left amid controversy in August. Mayor Will Stepehens says that the decision will be put to a vote.