New named Vian Police Chief

The Vian Board of Trustees named Daniel New as the town's new police chief during a special meeting last Monday night.

The board convened into executive session during the meeting and upon returning, they u n animously agreed New would be the best candidate for the job.

“I'm excited about the position and look forward to working with our town and making the department the best it can be,” Chief New said. New was previ

New was previously promoted as the town's assistant police chief in August but was appointed chief after the termination of Chief Mark Fisher, who was let go 'for the good of the service.'

Michael Gray was also hired as a full-time police offcer for the town during the executive session, as well as the trustees accepting the resignations of Steve Reaves from the Vian Volunteer Fire Department and town employee, Dustan Vanderpool.

Sequoyah County Times

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