New Police Chief Looks To The Future

After spending 25 years of moving up through the ranks in law enforcement, J.B. McCaleb now finds himself in charge.

One issue he plans to tackle right away is the lack of manpower. Chief McCaleb says he hopes new equipment and better communication will help. "I just hope that with the advances that we make in both our technology and our openness and our involvement of our people in the planning of this department perhaps it will maybe reduce that but again I can't blame a person if they have a better opportunity or choose to retire."

Chief McCaleb says he also plans to implement a planning committee that would have input in making changes within the department.

Amy Tatum reporting.