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: Black Bear Spotted Roaming Forward Township Neighborhood
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: Police: Woman Hits Another Woman With 10-Pound Log Of Prepackaged Meat At Walmart
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: Former Pine-Richland Football Coach Eric Kasperowicz Suing After His Contract Wasn't Renewed
Lt. Rod Mahinske will serve as acting police chief.