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.READ MORE: COVID-19 Vaccines: FDA Set To Discuss Single-Dose Johnson & Johnson Vaccine
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.READ MORE: Giant Eagle, Pittsburgh Steelers Hosting COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic At Heinz Field
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.”MORE NEWS: American Dermatological Association Warns Parents Over Dangerous Skincare Trend On TikTok
Lt. Rod Mahinske will serve as acting police chief.