Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter

MT. PLEASANT, Pa. (KDKA) — The Mount Pleasant Borough Council has voted to fire its chief of police.

READ MORE: The Search For Kodiak, The National Aviary's Steller's Sea Eagle, Continued On Sunday

KDKA’s Ross Guidotti reports that multiple sources confirm council voted 6-3 to fire Mount Pleasant Police Chief Doug Sam.

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

A source close to the move tells KDKA that Sam was removed due to some council members belief that he was “not leading the department as they wished nor following appropriate borough procedures.”

READ MORE: Son Of Carnegie Mellon University President, Thomas Jahanian, Dies After Being Pulled From Monongahela River

The exact nature of his alleged offenses is not being released.

MORE NEWS: Curtains Up: Live Performances Return To Cultural District With Safety Precautions In Place

Mt. Pleasant Borough police Captain George Grippo Jr.has taken command of the department on an interim basis.