Scott Ervin has been named the new Police Chief of the Panama City Police Department.
Panama City Manager Ken Hammons made the announcement at an afternoon press conference.
Ervin was selected over Michael Deleo for the position. The two final candidates were interviewed by Hammons this week.
Ervin has served as Acting Chief of the department since the retirement of John Van Etten last year. Deleo is the Deputy Chief of the Plantation, Florida, Police Department.
News 13 will have more on the selection of Ervin as the new Chief of the Panama City Police Department tonight on News 13 at 6 and 10.