The City of Smyrna approved Tuesday the hiring of David Lee as its new police chief.
Wednesday, January 23
The Smyrna City Council voted 7-0 at Tuesday's meeting to hire David Lee as the city's new police chief and Mary Moore as the new library director. Lee, Marietta's Deputy Chief of Police, was the sole finalist for the job, after the retirement of Stan Hook, Smyrna's police chief for the past 22 years. Lee is scheduled to begin the new role on Feb. 4, and was hired at $100,000 a year. He has served with the Marietta Police Department for 31 years—started as a patrol officer in 1981, and worked with the Atlanta Police Department, U.S. Army Military Police in his early career. Lee also participated in the Cobb County Police Law Enforcement Explorers while in high school. He holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice administration and a …
David Lee and Mary Wallace Moore have been selected as the two sole finalists for the positions.
Thursday, January 10
The City of Smyrna recently announced David Lee as the sole finalist for the Smyrna Police Chief position, pending approval at the next City Council meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 22. Lee has been member of the Marietta Police Department for more than 30 years. He started as a patrol officer in 1981, and currently holds the title as Marietta's Deputy Police Chief. He has a bachelor's degree in criminal justice administration and a master's degree in business and public administration from Columbia State University, according to the Marietta Police Department. This week, the City of Smyrna also announced Mary Wallace Moore as the sole finalist for the city's Library Director position. Moore currently serves as the Reference and Adult Services …