New police chief for Chillicothe

By WEEK Producer

February 13, 2012 Updated Feb 14, 2012 at 8:16 AM CDT

CHILLICOTHE, Ill. -- Chillicothe has a new police chief to replace Steve Maurer, who resigned last August.

Scott Mettille has most recently been the Deputy Police Chief for Peoria Heights. The 36 year old Mettille joined the Heights department in 2001.

He already lives in Chillicothe with his wife and two children.

The Chillicothe Department has nine officers.

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