Kelley was sworn in on Tuesday morning in front of Town Hall, the town's third police chief in less than year. He particularly thanked his immediate predecessor Troy Bacon, along with Town Administrator Jay Green and Selectmen Chairwoman Christine Hoyt, for ensuring a seamless transition in leadership.
A divided Board of Selectmen on Thursday voted to offer the position of chief of police to F. Scott Kelley, who currently serves as the chief of police at South Carolina's Spartanburg Community College
According to a statement from the Adams Police released on their Facebook page Tuesday, officers are investigating a series of incidents that occurred early Monday morning between the hours of 4 and 6 AM.
Police Chief Troy Bacon said the department recently lost five of its most senior members to retirement, including former Chief Richard Tarsa, and is in the process of hiring one more officer currently.