IRONTON, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A new police chief was named Tuesday in Ironton.
During a news conference, Mayor Rich Blankenship announced Dan Johnson as chief of the Ironton Police Department.
“Obviously, I'm very humbled by it,” Johnson said. “They have full confidence in me. Every officer I've spoken to they wish me well. They think I'm very much up for the job, and that means a lot to me obviously and hopefully I won't let them down. I'll do my best not to."
Johnson’s first day on the job is Wednesday.