Former Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy named interim police chief of Willow Springs
WILLOW SPRINGS, Ill. - Former Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy has been named the interim police chief of suburban Willow Springs.
The village confirmed this information to FOX 32 Wednesday afternoon.
A press conference will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. to provide more information.
McCarthy spent decades with the New York Police Department, including a stint as the NYPD's chief of crime control strategies, which oversaw the city’s crime trends.
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He was at the helm of the Chicago Police Department from 2011 to 2015.
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