James Tolbert named Flint Police Chief

Community forum to discuss public safety in Flint was held at Word of Life Christian Church.

A new police chief has been named in Flint.

Detroit Deputy Police Chief James Tolbert has been tabbed to take over as chief in the 'Most Violent City in America', according to the FBI.

Tolbert has spent more than four years in the City of Detroit.

Newly appointed Flint City Manager, Darnell Earley, announced Tolbert's appointment this evening at a community forum at the Word of Life Christian Church.