After 30 years of service, Bethalto Police Chief Greg Smock has retired. Mayor Alan Winslow tells The Big Z Smock gave his final report at this week's Bethalto Village Board Meeting, and then passed the proverbial baton to his successor.

Click here for Winslow's comments

New Chief Craig Welch then proceeded to ceremonially install newly appointed Deputy Chief Jason Lamb, whom was appointed to the position by the village board. Lamb had previously served as Detective Sergeant and has been with the department for more than 20 years.


(Copyright WBGZ Radio /