OCALA, Fla. – Ocala city officials appointed a new police chief on Tuesday.
Chief Mike Balken accepted his position at a city council meeting.
The police department posted a video of people congratulating Balken on his new position.
The video shows Balken shaking hands with people at the meeting.
He will replace Chief Greg Graham.
Graham passed away after a small plane he was flying crashed near Dunnellon.
The cause of the crash is not known at this time.