New assistant police chief is Cobb veteran
by Jessicah Peters
04:00 AM, Sunday, February 01
A 30-year police veteran from Cobb County has accepted the position as the new Assistant Chief of Canton Police. Steve Merrifield of Acworth began his career in law enforcement with the Cobb County Police Department in 1984 and has a variety of ex...

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