Anderson Police Chief Removed From The Job

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Anderson Police Chief Removed From The Job

The mayor of Anderson decided to remove him from the job after receiving a report about his interactions with Indiana State Police.

ANDERSON, Ind. -- The chief of the Anderson Police Department has been removed from his position.

According to a release, Tony Watters was removed by Anderson Mayor Thomas Broderick Jr. following a June 7, 2019 interaction with the Indiana State Police.

Watters’ interaction with ISP stemmed from the arrest of Watters’ son after an alleged domestic dispute.

Broderick said that after receiving a report of the interaction on Monday, Oct. 7, he deemed removing Watters from the job to be the best course of action.

Watters’ last day on the job will be Sunday, October 13.

(Photo: City of Anderson website)

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