Protesters call for termination of the Millersville Police Chief and Assistant Chief

Posted at 10:34 PM, Sep 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-17 23:34:55-04

MILLERSVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A protest was held in Millersville, calling for the termination of the Millersville Police Chief and Assistant Chief after officers say they're being retaliated against.

The protesters gathered at the Millersville City Hall Thursday night. The group was made up of community members and "People's Plaza" protest members.

A counter-protest formed across the street, creating some tense moments between the activists. But things calmed down as the night progressed and protesters on opposite sides of the issues began to have what seemed to be peaceful conversations.

Assistant Chief Dustin Carr is currently being investigated by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for domestic assault. Officers say they're concerned that he's continued to work amid the investigation.

The officers say they've been told to share with their superiors about what they told the TBI or risk being fired. One officer has already been let go, and two others think it'll happen soon for them.