By WLOX Staff
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Mayor A.J. Holloway has named Linda Atterberry to serve as director of the Biloxi Police Department on a permanent basis.
Atterberry has been serving as acting director since May. Atterbery is a 15 year veteran of the deparment. She had previously served as the city's Emergency Management Coordinator and is a former Long Beach Assistant Chief of Police.
"I think Linda will do an outstanding job in leading the Biloxi Police Department," Holloway said.
Holloway will ask the City Council to confirm the promotion Tuesday evening. Atterberry's recommendation comes after a group of law enforcement and community leaders who reviewed top applicants.
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