Making his mark

By Simone Wichers-Voss.

Ever since Chief of Police Chris Blanton took oath of office at the beginning of November 2014, he has been busy making quality improvements to the Meridian Police Department. On Monday, Meridian City Council looked back to a good first four months at the end of Blanton’s probationary period. “We want to change the image people have of the police department from ‘necessary evil’ to ‘helpful department,’” Blanton said. “The regulations are there to make the town safer for our citizens, their kids and visitors alike.
 
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