Pampa Police Chief Takes Office

Pampa's new Police Chief took office on Monday.

57-year-old Kelly Rushing was the Chief Deputy with the Gray County Sheriff's Department before being selected to take over the top spot in the Pampa Police Department.

He was chosen from a pool of 43 applicants, and brings more than 35 years of law enforcement experience to the department.

Rushing plans to sit down with current members of the Police Department to determine what changes need to be made.