Maj. Tom Arnold, a 31-year veteran of the Cobb County Police Department, was sworn in as interim Powder Springs police chief by Judge Steve Yaklin in front of family, friends and coworkers on Wednesday at the city's Municipal Court building.
Arnold will be working part time for Powder Springs while continuing his full-time job with Cobb County police.
He was recommended by City Manager Rick Eckert and unanimously approved by the City County at Monday's council meeting.
The city has 12 applicants so far for the permanent position. Applications are due by April 29.