Galesburg Planet.com:

The Monmouth City Council met in exec­utive session to consider filling the position of Chief of Police then returned to the council chambers to vote 7–0 to employ William (Bill) Feithen for the position of Chief of Police at an annual salary of $75,000. In a press release following the council meeting city offi­cials disclosed that Chief Feithen has spent the last 37 years in DeKalb, Illinois, “the last eleven as Chief of the DeKalb Police Department.”

Chief Feithen starts in Monmouth February 27.

[Hat tip: C.R.]