TELL CITY – Mayor Barbara Ewing announced Tuesday afternoon she had named Derrick Lawalin the next chief of police for Tell City. He will take office Nov. 2 and will follow Greg Hendershot, who is retiring.
Lawalin has been a patrolman for the city since 2003 and served for many years as a canine officer.
His canine partner, Jago, retired this fall.
Lawalin was appointed detective last month after Lt. Alan Malone was named county sheriff.