Category: The New Chief

Jerry Waldrop – Heflin, Alabama’s New Police Chief

Jerry Waldrop – Heflin, Alabama’s New Police Chief

September 15, 2010 | Comments (0)

Heflin’s mayor appointed a new police chief Tuesday – more than three months after she and the city council fired the previous chief for alleged insubordination. Mayor Anna Berry said she had appointed Jerry Waldrop as the city’s new police chief out of eight applicants for the job. Waldrop is currently a captain with the [...]

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Shawn Boyne – New Milford, Connecticut’s New Police Chief

Shawn Boyne – New Milford, Connecticut’s New Police Chief

September 15, 2010 | Comments (0)

The New Milford Police Department has a new leader. Lt. Shawn Boyne, commander of the Connecticut State Police Troop L barracks in Litchfield, was unanimously endorsed by the Town Council Monday night as the town’s new police chief. Lt. Boyne, 46, who has been with the state police since 1987 and has commanded Troop L [...]

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Tinton Falls, NJ mayor passes over a captain and four lieutenants to appoint sergeant as new chief

Tinton Falls, NJ mayor passes over a captain and four lieutenants to appoint sergeant as new chief

September 12, 2010 | Comments (0)

Two days after telling members of the Police Department that he would fill the vacant police chief position “at the appropriate time,” Mayor Michael Skudera in a memo delivered Thursday said he has appointed a sergeant to the top spot in the department. Sgt. John Scravanic, one of six sergeants in the department, is scheduled [...]

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Keith Hiller – Owatonna, Minnesota’s New Police Chief

Keith Hiller – Owatonna, Minnesota’s New Police Chief

September 9, 2010 | Comments (0)

After three months, 18 initial candidates and three rounds of interviews, the city council chose the new police chief in exactly seven minutes on Wednesday — from the end of the final interview at 6:40 p.m. to 6:47, when they decided on a winner. “We’re unanimous: Keith Hiller,” said City Administrator Kris Busse, after reviewing [...]

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Bani Kollo – Oakley, California’s New Police Chief

Bani Kollo – Oakley, California’s New Police Chief

September 8, 2010 | Comments (0)

A Contra Costa Sheriff’s Office veteran, currently leading the volunteer services division, has been tapped as the city’s new police chief. Lt. Bani Kollo, 43, will assume the job Sept. 28, replacing Chris Thorsen. He will be Oakley’s fourth police chief. The Contra Costa County resident has worked with the Sheriff’s Office for nearly two [...]

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Elaine Snow – Rome, Georgia’s New Police Chief

Elaine Snow – Rome, Georgia’s New Police Chief

September 8, 2010 | Comments (0)

Elaine Snow was unanimously confirmed as the city’s first woman police chief at the Rome City Commission meeting Tuesday. “We’re proud of you Elaine, and we’re very proud of our police department,” Mayor Wright Bagby Jr. said. The 36-year veteran worked her way up through the ranks to beat out 41 other candidates for the [...]

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Kathleen Sheehan – Port Hueneme, California’s New Police Chief

Kathleen Sheehan – Port Hueneme, California’s New Police Chief

September 8, 2010 | Comments (0)

Bishop Police Chief Kathleen Sheehan has been named the new police chief of Port Hueneme, City Manager David Norman said today. Sheehan, 51, will become the city’s first female chief when she is sworn in at a City Council meeting Sept. 20, according to a prepared statement. “Chief Sheehan has that rare combination of big [...]

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Chris Jenkins – Culpeper, Virginia’s New Police Chief

Chris Jenkins – Culpeper, Virginia’s New Police Chief

September 7, 2010 | Comments (0)

Culpeper Town Manager Jeff Muzzy today named 33-year Culpeper police veteran Captain Chris Jenkins as Culpeper’s new police chief.  Jenkins, 51, has served as the interim chief since June 1, when former Chief Scott Barlow retired. He will officially become police chief immediately.  “I am both pleased and humbled by my selection as Culpeper’s next [...]

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John Burica – Frankfort, Illinois’s New Police Chief

John Burica – Frankfort, Illinois’s New Police Chief

September 6, 2010 | Comments (0)

The village conducted a nationwide search for a new police chief and found one in its department. Cmdr. John Burica is expected to be sworn in as the new top cop at Tuesday’s village board meeting, when trustees are expected to confirm his appointment. Burica replaces Rob Piscia, who became assistant village administrator in May [...]

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Tracy Ledford – Maiden, North Carolina’s New Police Chief

Tracy Ledford – Maiden, North Carolina’s New Police Chief

September 5, 2010 | Comments (0)

Maiden’s new police chief said two words described his feelings after being sworn into his position: excited and nervous. “It’s excitement for the opportunity that I’ve been provided by the council and the mayor to be part of a team effort to make the police department better,” said Chief Tracy Ledford, who started his career [...]

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