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Meridian Police Dept. chief resigns

January 31, 2020



Tonight,  a major shake-up involving meridian's top cop.


The Police Chief suddenly resigns.


There are a lot of questions surrounding the resignation of Chief Benny Dubose.


Here's what we know:


Mayor Percy Bland put out a press release.


It doesn't say why Chief Dubose decided to resign, but Mayor Bland thanked the chief for his service.


The Mayor says he and his team are carefully working through the next steps in finding the replacement. 


The release doesn't say who will fill in as the interim chief. 


Mayor Bland has no additional comments at this time.


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