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John Diaz – Seattle, Washington’s New Police Chief

John Diaz – Seattle, Washington’s New Police Chief

August 10, 2010 | Comments (0)

Prior to the unanimous vote, more than a half dozen people spoke against Diaz, saying he hadn’t and wouldn’t do enough to foster better relations with the city’s African Americans. Diaz, the interim chief, was chosen by Mayor Mike McGinn to head the department after a months-long search. Diaz is the first permanent chief appointed [...]

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Interim Detroit police chief Ralph Godbee had rapid rise

Interim Detroit police chief Ralph Godbee had rapid rise

August 8, 2010 | Comments (0)

Lifetime Detroit cop takes charge for now, but some doubt his readiness

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Six seeking police chief post in Penn Township, PA

Six seeking police chief post in Penn Township, PA

August 7, 2010 | Comments (0)

Two Penn Township police officers have applied for the position of chief, following the abrupt resignation of Paul Ronca for personal reasons. Chief Ronca’s resignation was unanimously accepted by the board July 14 and took effect July 23. He submitted the resignation July 9, then he went on vacation. The commissioners appointed Capt. Ralph Boura, [...]

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Top cop choice in Lewiston, MN fails background check

Top cop choice in Lewiston, MN fails background check

August 7, 2010 | Comments (0)

City officials are restarting their search for a new police chief after the top candidate failed a background check. The City Council had offered law enforcement veteran Michael Cherney the job contingent on the results of the probe and a psychological evaluation. But the council rescinded the offer last week. Mayor Dave Sommer had little [...]

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6 candidates for Canton, CT Police Chief to be interviewed

6 candidates for Canton, CT Police Chief to be interviewed

August 6, 2010 | Comments (0)

Canton should have a new permanent police chief within the coming weeks, as long as the selection process continues on schedule. According to Chief Administrative Officer Bob Skinner, the final candidates are scheduled to be interviewed by the Board of Selectmen during the week of Aug. 16. A total of 22 candidates had originally applied [...]

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71 apply to become new Roanoke, VA police chief

71 apply to become new Roanoke, VA police chief

August 6, 2010 | Comments (0)

Roanoke received 71 applications from people who want the police chief’s job, including at least three from the city police ranks. Now that the July 30 application deadline has passed, a review of the candidates by city officials begins. City Manager Chris Morrill, who will hire the next chief to replace retired Chief Joe Gaskins, [...]

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Ken Miller – Greensboro, North Carolina’s New Police Chief

Ken Miller – Greensboro, North Carolina’s New Police Chief

August 2, 2010 | Comments (0)

Greensboro City Manager Rashad Young last week announced the selection of Ken Miller as the next chief of the Greensboro Police Department. Miller is currently a senior deputy chief with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department in North Carolina. “We conducted an extensive evaluation process over the past three months and Chief Miller’s performance was outstanding. I [...]

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Bryan Roberts – Menlo Park, California’s New Chief

Bryan Roberts – Menlo Park, California’s New Chief

July 31, 2010 | Comments (0)

Menlo Park City Manager Glen Rojas announced on July 27, 2010 that a job offer for Police Chief of Menlo Park has been made to Bryan Roberts who, pending a background check and other requirements typical for public safety officers, will be appointed Police Chief, effective September 7, 10. Mr. Roberts would succeed Chief Bruce [...]

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