A five-member search committee, assembled to help find police chief candidates, has forwarded its final list to city manager Nicole Ard.
For more on this story, pick up a copy of Friday's Register. Read about the three finalists below. See the previous list of seven candidates and their resumes HERE.
The three finalists:
- Austin Peay State University police chief in Clarksville, Tenn.
- Hired in January 2012 after working as Woodmere, Ohio, police chief for three years.
- Duties include establishing department's organizational structure, ensuring officers provide effective customer-oriented campus security services, and establishing department goals.
- Taught as adjunct instructor and worked as lieutenant for Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland.
- Received master's degree in justice administration from Tiffin University.
- Sandusky assistant police chief.
- Has worked at Sandusky Police Department for 16 years.
- Duties include overseeing personnel of almost 50 officers, participating in budget talks and engaging in community discussions to solve crime problems.
- Served in the U.S. Marines from 1985 to 1989; stationed in places such as North Carolina and Japan.
- Received associate's degree in political science at Terra Community College in December.
- Columbus police lieutenant.
- Has worked at Columbus Police Department for 28 years.
- Duties include assigning and reviewing investigations and ensuring cases are handled properly.
- Volunteers for community improvement organizations.
- Received master's degree in justice administration from University of Louisville.