chief of police

noun phrase

: the head of the police department

Examples of chief of police in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Haas was a father and the former chief of police with the Franklin Police Department for nearly 30 years, the release states. Nicole Acosta, Peoplemag, 20 Nov. 2023 Haas, a former chief of police with the Franklin Police Department, also was an Army veteran who served for three years, Formella said. Joe Kottke, NBC News, 18 Nov. 2023 One person who has is Karl Jacobson, New Haven’s chief of police. Nicholas Dawidoff, The New Yorker, 18 Nov. 2023 Art Acevedo, chief of police in Aurora, Colo., another Truleo client, said AI promises to address what has been a glaring weakness of police cameras: Most of the time, no one is watching. Libor Jany, Los Angeles Times, 18 Nov. 2023 The largest city, Rio Grande City, recorded a single homicide in each of the last two years, according to the assistant chief of police, Jose Solis. J. David Goodman, New York Times, 11 Oct. 2023 Oswego Village President Ryan Kauffman is recommending that interim Police Chief Jason Bastin become the village’s next permanent chief of police. Beacon-News Staff, Chicago Tribune, 11 Sep. 2023 The male was found dead in the driver’s seat with a gunshot wound, according to Chris Burne, deputy chief of police in Romeoville, Illinois. Amy Simonson, CNN, 20 Sep. 2023 In an email, Marion’s chief of police, Gideon Cody, defended the raid, which was earlier reported online by The Marion County Record and by Kansas Reflector, a nonprofit news organization. Benjamin Mullin, New York Times, 14 Aug. 2023 See More

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“Chief of police.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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