After only three months on the job Marcus Williams, Midway police chief, was fired during the regular August 4 council meeting.
The council voted 3-2 to terminated Williams. Voting to fire the chief were Mayor Ella Barber and council members Charles Smith and Allean Robinson. Council members Delores Madison and David Knight, voted to keep him. Council member Chuck Willis said he had to leave the meeting early because of a death in his family and council member Jerrod Holton also left the meeting prior to discussion on Williams fate.