A new police chief was named in Pikeville Monday.
Mike Riddle was appointed to the position by city leaders.
Riddle entered the Pikeville Police Dept. in 2004 as a patrolman and worked his way up through the ranks of sergeant, lieutenant and captain until he was eventually promoted to chief.
According to the city, Riddle’s career also includes accomplishments such as certified police training officer, graduate of Academy of Police Supervision, and graduate of Criminal Justice Executive Development.