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By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Wilson named new police chief

Flomaton council votes unanimously to elevate an officer within as the town's new chief


October 6, 2022


Johnny Wilson will simply move his office down the hall following Friday morning's special-called Flomaton Town Council meeting where he was unanimously approved as Flomaton's new police chief.

Wilson has been with the Flomaton Police Department since March, 2021.

"I feel it's a blessing and I'm honored to fill some big shoes with the former chief," Wilson said.

The town council began its search for a new police chief following the resignation of Chance Thompson, who is now employed with the Atmore Police Department. The council tapped Assistant Chief Bennie Stokes as the interim chief unti...

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