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Whiteville fires police chief

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WHITEVILLE, NC (WWAY) -- Whiteville is looking for a new police chief.

In a news release, City Manager Larry Faison said Jerry Britt "was separated from city employment as a result of violations of the City's Personnel Policy Article VII: Leaves of Absence and Article IX: Unsatisfactory Performance related to incapacity, unable to meet work standards and a pattern of failing to report to work."

The separation was effective Tuesday.

According to the release, Britt had been temporarily reassigned Aug. 29 as an Assistant to the City Manager due to a number of personal hardships that had prevented him from fully addressing the day to day requirements of staffing and operations of the police department. At that time Lt. Marc McGee, who has worked for Whiteville for 17 years, assumed the role of acting police chief Faison said. McGee will continue in that position for the time being.

The city says it will begin immediately recruiting a new chief.

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