SMITHFIELD – Members of the Smithfield Town Council will conduct a Community Input Meeting to gather feedback on what the public would like to see in the next police chief. The meeting will take place Tuesday, January 10th from 6:00pm – 7:30pm at the Smithfield Town Hall.
Town Manager Mike Scott said this will be a time for citizens to share their opinion to the traits the next police chief should possess and the Town should prioritize.
Former Police Chief Keith Powell retired in November 2022. A date when the new police chief may be hired has not been announced.