Carterville, IL police chief resigns, interim chief appointed

Thursday, August 9th 2018, 2:24 pm CDT

CARTERVILLE, IL (Heartland News at 9) -

Carterville, Illinois Mayor Brad Robinson says Police Chief Heather Reno is no longer with the force.

Reno submitted her resignation letter on Monday, August 6, that included benefit time.

The Deputy Chief informed the mayor that Reno turned in her keys, squad car and all equipment on Wednesday, August 8.

The mayor then appointed the Cheif Deputy, Michael Flaningam as interim police chief to "maintain continuity of operations."

The mayor wants residents to know if they need police for anything including emergencies, that the force is fully staffed and they will still provide the same level of service to its citizens.