Tenaha City Council Hires Police Chief

November 8, 2017 - The Tenaha City Council held a meeting Monday, November 6, 2017 to consider applications for the position of police chief, and they have chosen a candidate.

Following closed session, the council returned to open session and made a motion they had chosen a candidate to be revealed at a later date.

Shelby County Today contacted Natalie Harris, Mayor Pro Tem, and she announced the candidate which they have chosen is Jeremy H. Pope.

No further action was reported to have been taken during the meeting, and Pope's first day on the job has not yet been announced.

Pope is a former Shelby County Sheriff's Deputy and has most recently been a Sabine County Sheriff's Deputy..