The McPherson Police Department was left short an Executive Sergeant with the resignation of Marla Hawkinson. At Mondays city commission meeting, Police Chief Robert Mclarty was approved by the commission for the promotion of Officer Mark Brinck to the open position of Executive Sergeant, effective July 31st. Also promoted on Monday, was Shannon Quinn. Quinn will begin duties as a Detective also on july 31st.
The department will pursue a new hire to fill the vacancy left in their ranks.