Dan Duncan plans to shoot new life into community policing, to reawaken neighborhood watch programs and to meet with residents to help reduce crime. And that’s all in less than one week on the job as the new police chief of Melbourne Beach. “We’re going to have high visibility,” Duncan said. “I want the community [...]
Eliminating the $100,000-per-year police chief position in additon to two patrol officer slots in the 16-member force and delayed the purchase of cruisers will help tackle a projected $1 million budget shortfall during the next fiscal year.
The search for the next Chief of Police for the City of New Braunfels, Texas quickly went from a massive pile of applicants to the top few that the city manager is now considering for the job. After nearly 100 applications were submitted for the city’s top police officer position, City Manager Michael Morrison says [...]
New Milford Mayor Patricia Murphy said the field of 57 candidates to succeed Colin McCormack as the town’s police chief has been narrowed to 25 semi-finalists and by the end of the month the seven finalists will be interviewed. She said the pool of contenders “has been very impressive,” noting that, as expected, the chance [...]
Baraboo’s Police and Fire Commission has decided to seek a replacement for retiring Chief of Police Craig Olsen from within the department, though the decision was disputed and could be changed.
Four finalists have emerged from 69 who applied to become Sturgeon Bay’s next police chief. The Fire and Police Commission conducted 10 interviews Saturday at City Hall, said attorney Jennifer Moeller, chairwoman of the commission, who announced the four that will return for second interviews. Among the finalists is Capt. Arleigh Porter, who has worn [...]
By Bret H. McCormick • firstname.lastname@example.org Ernest R. “Roger” Tully has been appointed chief of the Alexandria Police Department. Mayor Jacques Roy introduced Tully, a 29-year veteran of the Baton Rouge Police Department, to APD officers and then to the public Monday evening. Tully, who worked hand-in-hand with Baton Rouge Chief Jeff LeDuff and commanded [...]
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 [...]
Lifetime Detroit cop takes charge for now, but some doubt his readiness
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, [...]