Danville Town Council demotes Wright; Hilton named as interim Police Chief

20160119_185959_resizedAt Tuesday night’s Danville Town Council meeting, the room was packed to the legal limit with attendees, according the town’s Fire Chief. A decision was made by the council to demote Police Chief William Wright to sergeant and Assistant Police Chief. It was a four to one vote as officials at the meeting said Wright was not meeting their standards and lacked improvement.

Jim Hilton was named the new interim chief as the department looks for someone to fill the position permanent basis.

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