Gary mayor fires police chief

November 17, 2009 4:12:08 PM PST
Mayor Rudy Clay of Gary, Indiana has fired Police Chief Reginald Harris. The surprising move came late Tuesday afternoon. The mayor refused to give a specific reason for the chief's removal.

A spokesperson for mayor clay would only say it was in the best interest of the community.

Mayor Clay says the process of choosing a new chief will be "on the fast track."