NORTH HUNTINGDON (KDKA) — A police chief in Westmoreland County is out of a job after township commissioners voted to fire him.

At a meeting Wednesday evening, North Huntingdon Township commissioners voted 4-3 to fire chief Andrew Lisiecki.

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One of the commissioners had questioned whether Lisiecki was fully aware of the drug problem in the township.

According to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, that sparked debate among the commissioners and residents in attendance at the meeting.

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Several commissioners and residents spoke in favor of the chief, including a former police officer who now serves as a commissioner.

He was quoted as saying Lisiecki “brought some discipline to the department.”

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Lt. Rod Mahinske will serve as acting police chief.