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Monterey Police Department
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Larry Bates, of the ...
Larry Bates, of the Monterey Police Department, the incident happened while he was on routine patrol.
MONTEREY -- The state will conduct ...
MONTEREY -- The state will conduct an audit of the Monterey Police Department, and that's at the request of the new interim police chief, Larry Bates.
Chief Bates confirmed for the Herald-Citizen that he has contacted District Attorney Randy York to ask that an audit be conducted as Bates takes over following the recent abrupt resignation of Chief Tim Murphy.
Bates declined to offer further details of what is reportedly a broad investigation to be conducted concerning the Monterey Police Dept.
"I'm responsible for everything (in the department) from this point on, and I wanted to start with an audit," Bates
"That's all I can say.
also confirmed that he
is among those applying for the chief's job.
The deadline for submitting applications is Nov. 30.
Bates was tapped to fill in as chief last week by the town's Civil Service board right after Monterey Mayor Richard Godsey informed the board that Tim Murphy had resigned.
Larry Bates, 41, has been in law enforcement for 10 years, having worked as a corrections officer in Overton County, as an officer for the Algood Police Dept., and for the Smithville Police.
was hired on the Monterey force in 2006 just before then-Chief Bruce Breedlove left on a vacation trip.
Now, counting interim Chief Bates, the Monterey force has six officers.
has many goals for the Monterey Police Dept.
, including a general upgrade, an improved image, and more community-oriented programs, such as Neighborhood Watch.
grew up in a small town near Athens, Georgia, and came here after meeting and marrying his
wife, Kimberly Farley Bates.
She runs a daycare in Monterey, and they have two children, a son who works in corrections at the White County Sheriff's Dept. and a 13-year-old daughter who attends Burks Middle School.
In addition to Officer Cooper and ...
In addition to Officer Cooper and Chief Murphy, others who worked the case included Monterey Officer Larry Bates and Putnam Sheriff's Deputy Jamie Hunter.
Ruth Ann Woolbright will be the" judge" and Larry Bates will be the "arresting officer.
According to reports on file by ...
According to reports on file by Larry Bates, of the Monterey Police Department, he responded to the area of the city park and found the woman in a ditch at the corner of Elm and Lewis.
described the woman as a danger to herself because of her
state of extreme intoxication.
The officer said he
"observed a male subject driving a truck stop and get her
our of the ditch and help her
into the truck."