ZACHARY — David McDavid is scheduled to take the oath of office as police chief at noon Wednesday in ceremonies in the Zachary City Council chambers, 4650 Main St.

McDavid was elected Saturday to fill the unexpired term begun by Police Chief John Herty, who died in March.

McDavid had 2,519 votes to 1,414 for acting Police Chief David Courtney and 533 for candidate David Brown.

City Judge Lonny Myles will administer the oath of office to McDavid, a veteran of 27 years of service with the department.

The public is invited to attend.