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Retiring police chief in Maryland lands new job in North Carolina


HAGERSTOWN, Maryland — Hagerstown, Maryland, Police Chief Mark Holtzman has been hired to lead the police department in Greenville, North Carolina.

Greenville City Manager Barbara Lipscomb announced Holtzman's hiring on Monday. Holtzman said last month that he was retiring from the Hagerstown department after 26 years of service.

Holtzman said before a Hagerstown City Council meeting on Tuesday that he and his family had been interested in moving to North Carolina.

Holtzman will start his new job on Sept. 21.

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