HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Huntington Police Chief Skip Holbrook is expected to be introduced as the new police chief in Columbia, South Carolina on Friday morning.

A press conference was scheduled for 9 a.m.

Though no official announcement had been made about his departure, Huntington city officials confirmed on Thursday Holbrook’s resignation was scheduled to take effect there on April 7.

Holbrook, a Cabell County native, has served as Huntington’s Police Chief since 2007.

In that time, eight people have lead the Columbia, S.C. Police Department.

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  • DWL

    Huntington has a police department? Who'd have known, especially with their crime rate.

  • emerson t camargo

    Uma doença muito cruel

    • Que paso

      Donde este el bano?

  • HerdFan

    Sheriff Tom McComas should be recruited for the next Huntington Police Chief. He's a proven leader and not likely to leave us!

  • Frank & Helen Tsutras

    Skip-----Best wishes for a successful tenure as you pursue a new role as Chief of Police in Columbia, SC, a large city jurisdiction.
    My Cousin and his Family have lived in Columbia for several years, all of whom have been actively involved in area Governmental and Nongovernmental activities.
    Good luck and be safe,
    Frank & Helen Tsutras, 6264 Glenwilton Lane, Williamsburg, VA 23188. Hometown is Williamson, Mingo County.