A hostile work environment complaint by a DeKalb Police major triggered the department to proceed with a planned rotation of top brass.
Chief William O’Brien signed a personnel order on April 20 that called for the four assistant police chiefs to rotate the departments they command.
According to DeKalb County Public Safety Director William Miller, Assistant Chief D. A. Holmes was rotated from the support services division to the uniform division, previously commanded by Assistant Chief M. P. Yarbrough, who is now assigned to the criminal investigations division. Assistant Chief L. A. Gassner has moved from the special operations division to the support services division, while Assistant Chief A. Williams, former head of the criminal investigations division, will command the special operations division.
“We have four assistant chiefs; all of them were rotated to different departments,” Miller said. “All of them have pretty close to