MOSS POINT, MS (WLOX) - A new man is officially in charge of the Moss Point Police Department. Moss Point Board of Aldermen attorney Amy St. Pe confirms that Art McClung has been appointed as the new Police Chief. The Board confirmed McClung at tonight's meeting. Mcclung has served as deputy chief under former chief Keith Davis. He has been the interim chief since Davis' departure in June.
Some controversy surrounded the selection of a new chief when Mayor Billy Broomfield vetoed the appointment of Calvin Hutchins in August.
The board also appointed Brandon Ashley as Deputy Chief. He was previously a lieutenant for Moss Point.