MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho — The Mountain Home Chief of Police Scott Conner has been terminated after approval by the City Council.
According to a press release, Mayor Sykes terminated Conner with the City Council's unanimous consent.
Mayor Rich Sykes said in a statement, "While we thank him for his service to the City, the City believes a new direction is needed in the leadership of the Mountain Home Police Department."
The City did not release additional information surrounding Conner's termination. Sykes confirmed to Idaho News 6 that Conner was placed on administrative leave earlier this month.
Mayor Sykes plans to appoint a new chief of police Monday, October 31.