New police chief hired in Morgan County

By Gary Scott on June 27, 2016 at 7:17am

Photo from City of Waverly.

The City of Waverly has hired a new police chief.

James Bettis has been hired to replace John Burtle, who was on the job for a little over a year. Bettis has been part-time with the department for about four years and also worked for the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department.

Jason Divjak continues his role as assistant chief.

There are six part-time officers on the police force.