Rincon Police Chief resigns citing personal reasons

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Mark Gerbino during a 2019 interview with News 3

RINCON, Ga. (WSAV) – The head of the Rincon Police Department has resigned, officials announced Wednesday.

Jonathon Murrell (provided by Rincon Police Department)

According to a spokesperson for the department, Chief Mark Gerbino left for “personal reasons and to pursue other opportunities.” His resignation is effective immediately.

“We appreciate Chief Gerbino’s efforts with the Rincon Police Department during his time and wish him the best,” said Rincon Mayor Ken Lee in a statement to News 3.

Lt. Jonathon Murrell will resume responsibilities as acting chief. He’s been with Rincon PD since 2010.

The department announced additional changes to leadership. Sgt. Daniel Thompson will take over as acting operations commander and Officer Brad Hayes will assume the position of K-9 sergeant with additional administrative duties.

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