St. Matthews hires former LMPD major as new police chief

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Sgt. Troy Armstrong with St. Matthews Police said Tuesday that former LMPD Maj. Barry Wilkerson will be the city's new chief.

Former St. Matthews Police Chief Norm Mayer stepped down July 30. He'd been chief of the department since 1988.

Wilkerson will begin the job next month.

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