Forms CPD Supt. Garry McCarthy to be named interim police chief in Willow Springs

WILLOW SPRINGS, Ill. Former Chicago Police Superintendent and Mayoral candidate Garry McCarthy has accepted the job as interim police chief in southwest suburban Willow Springs.

A press conference announcing McCarthy’s appointment is scheduled for Thursday morning in the town of about 5,000 people near the Cook and DuPage county border.

“We’re excited about it,” Willow Springs Village Administrator Ryan Grace said Wednesday.

Reached by phone Wednesday, McCarthy declined to comment.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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