Brookhaven has new assistant police chief

Published 2:27 pm Wednesday, July 6, 2022

The City of Brookhaven has a new Assistant Police Chief.

Detective Captain Clint Earls was recommended for the position by Chief Kenneth Collins, to replace former Asst. Chief Chris Case, who retired June 30. Like Case, Earls has more than 30 years with the department.

After an executive session on personnel, the Board voted unanimously to approve the promotion.

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Also unanimously approved were two BPD promotions — Lt. Michael Harvey and Lt. Tecompsha Warren were each promoted to captain.


The Board also passed the following other personnel matters at Tuesday’s meeting:

  • Hired Sean Williams as a street laborer in the Summer Work Program at $9.55/hour, pending drug test and physical.
  • Approved promotion of fire fighter first class Lance Lewis to fire fighter first class and investigator, with no increase in salary.
  • Approved one-year anniversary pay increase from $9.55/hour to $10.55/hour for Robert Hunter in the Street Department, effective June 21.
  • Approved resignation of Jamaal Jackson as street laborer, effective June 10.
  • Approved reappointments of: Jeff Ainsworth as Fire Chief; David Fearn as Building Inspector; Jason Barrett as City Public Defender; Louwlynn Williams as City Judge; and Bobby Moak as City Attorney.