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

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

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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.”

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

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