White Not Chosen For Atlanta Chief's Post

Louisville Metro Police Chief Robert White has been passed over for the chief’s job in Atlanta.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports today that the job will go to Interim Chief George Turner, a 28 year veteran of the department.

White was one of three finalists for the job.

His future in Louisville is uncertain since the city is electing a new mayor in November. Current Mayor Jerry Abramson, who hired White in 2003, is not seeking re-election to the office.

White said last month that if he did not get the Atlanta job, he would not actively seek another position until after the election.