JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Chief Georgia Lindley of the Mississippi State University Police Department has been named president of the Mississippi Association of Chiefs of Police.
Lindley succeeds Tunica Police Chief Richard Veazey.
Lindley is a 34-year veteran of the MSU Police Department where she began her career in 1979 and was appointed chief of the campus police in 2006.
Lindley is a native of Starkville where she attended Mississippi State University obtaining her undergraduate degree in social work and a master's degree in rehabilitation counseling and is a licensed social worker.