HAMPTON-- The city named a new police chief Wednesday night.
Terry Sult, 56, director of public safety in Sandy Springs, Ga., will be replacing Chief Chuck Jordan who resigned last November. Thomas Townsend has been serving as the interim chief.
According to a news release from the city, Sult's police experience began when he was 14 as a police explorer in Mecklenburg County. He served as a patrol officer and homicide detective and coordinated Charlotte’s first street-level drug unit.
He also served on task forces that collaborated with federal and state enforcement agencies on issues such as anti-terrorism and preparedness. In addition, he partnered with neighboring localities to create regional special situation teams