Chatham-Kent is temporarily down its chief of police.
Chief Gary Conn has “suffered a medical condition requiring him to take some sick time,” according to Pat Weaver, chair of the Chatham-Kent Police Services Board.
No word on the details of the ailment at this time.
Conn is doing well and recovering at home for a short period of time, Weaver added.
At the direction of the Police Services Board, Deputy Chief Kirk Earley is now appointed Acting Chief until such time as the chief may return to active duty.
“We expect a full and speedy recovery,” Weaver said in a media release.