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Walthourville police chief fired
Bernie Quarterman Wville chief
Former Walthourville Police Chief Bernie Quarterman

Walthourville Police Chief Fired

Story by Lewis Levine Edited by Lawrence Dorsey
By: By Lawrence Dorsey

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Embattled Walthourville Police Chief Bernie Quarterman was fired Wednesday after a a hearing held between city officials and Quarterman. After the hearing City Clerk Melissa Jones announced the Chief's termination effective immediately. 

Jones, who is also the city's human resources director, said Jerrald Burgess will serve as acting police chief. 

Walthourville City attorney Jeff Arnold said Quarterman was fired for violatiing city policies.  

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