By VINCE LUECKE
TELL CITY – It’s been a whirlwind few weeks for Derrick Lawalin. The Tell City Police Department Patrolman was honored with a lifesaving award, took part in a celebration of the years of work of his canine partner and was promoted to detective.
But the biggest news came this week. Lawalin was named the city’s next chief of police and will succeed Greg Hendershot when he retires Nov. 2.