The Board of Selectmen reached out to Indiana for an interim police chief to replace the retiring Richard Tarsa.
Troy Bacon of chief of police in Frankfort, Ind., for the past eight years, was chosen from a field of five who interviewed for the six-month position.
Frankfort is a town in central Indiana with a population of about 16,000 and is the seat of Clinton County.
The board conducted about seven hours of interviews to get through all five candidates last week.
The choice was unanimous and Bacon's appointment was enthusiastically endorsed by every board member. Selectman James Bush made the motion to appoint and explained his decision.
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