New Plymouth Chief of Police sworn in

PLYMOUTH, Ind. - There's a new Plymouth Chief of Police, and his name is John Weir, a 25-year veteran with the city's police force.

Thursday, the city swore in Weir as the new head of the department.

Weir is taking over for former chief, David Bacon, who held the position for the last 11 years.

During his service with the Plymouth Police, Weir also served for 14 years with the k-9 unit.

The new chief says he hopes to improve communication with the community and make Plymouth a better place to live.

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