The City of Prospect has a new police chief.
Jeffrey Scott Sherrard was chosen among 20 applicants to lead the city's police force.
Sherrard earned a bachelor of science degree in police administration from the University of Louisville.
During his 27-year career in law enforcement, Sherrard has served 17 years in supervisory roles, eight years in confidential criminal and internal investigations and seven years in budgetary, personnel and policy development.
He retired from Louisville Metro Police Department as a captain.