City of Jeanerette to swear in new chief of police, Monday
IBERIA PARISH - The city of Jeanerette will swear in its new permanent police chief Monday night during a city council meeting.
According to KATC, Dusty Vallot is taking on the position following a nearly three-year vacancy, since Jeffery Matthews was fired in 2017.
After Matthews was fired, city marshal Fernest Martin served as the interim police chief.
A ceremony honoring Martin's service will also take place Monday night.
The meeting begins at 6:30 at Jeanerette City Hall.
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