Tim Pierce named new Russell Springs Police Chief

The City of Russell Springs has a new police chief.

Tim Pierce was selected for the position by Russell Springs Mayor Eddie Thomas and confirmed by the city council at tonight’s council meeting.

Pierce is a former Russell County Sheriff’s Deputy and Pulaski County Deputy. He currently serves as a deputy with the Casey County Sheriff’s office and brings a number of years of law enforcement experience to the position.

Surrounded by family and friends, Pierce was sworn into the position Thursday night at around 8 p.m., taking over the position effective immediately.

New Russell Springs Police Chief Tim Pierce, right, takes the oath of office Thursday night with Russell Springs Mayor Eddie Thomas.
New Russell Springs Police Chief Tim Pierce with his family following the swearing-in ceremony.
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