During the monthly Elsberry City Council board meeting held Tuesday, May 14, Elsberry Mayor Steve Wilch with the approval of the Board of Alderman appointed Elsberry Officer Rob Marchbanks as the new Police Chief.

Marchbanks hopes to bring his many years of experience in police work as well as his business sense to the position. He also wants to work to winning back the trust of the citizens and bringing in programs to help and educate the community.

Marchbanks can be seen above being sworn in by Elsberry City Clerk Sue Hogarth. He takes the positon after the resignation of Brian Jeffries who served has the chief until late April.

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