Posted: Mar 22, 2011 7:02 PM by Russell Jones
ZACHARY - The Zachary Council unanimously made the town's assistant police chief their acting chief tonight.
David Courtney was named Acting Zachary Police Chief during Tuesday's council meeting. He replaces Chief John Herty, who passed away on March 12.
Courtney is a 28-year veteran of the department. He has previously served as a Patrol Sergeant, Shift Lieutenant, and Captain of Uniformed Patrol as well as Assistant Police Chief.
Courtney will hold the position of acting chief until the next election on Oct. 22.