GRANTVILLE, Ga. (CowetaLocal.com) -- Grantville Police Chief Doug Jordan's suspension has been set aside and his pay is to be restored for the period that he was suspended by the Grantville City Council.
Following a sometimes heated discussion, the city council voted to rescind the suspension and pay Jordan for the time that he missed.
Chief Jordan was suspended by members of the city council for violating city policy of informing the city manager of any activity that is not routine in nature. While on vacation in Arizona, Chief Jordan visited with “America’s Toughest Sheriff, Joe Arpaio” and spoke with him about his vision for improving his department's tactics for fighting an ever increasing drug problem in the small west Georgia town.
The Monday night meeting was packed with those wanting to voice opposition to the chief's suspension.