Mayor, council vote to appoint next Chief of TPD – Tucson, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona 2021-12-07 18:59:47 –

Tucson, Arizona (KGUN) —The Mayor of Tucson and the City Council resolved on Tuesday to appoint the next Chief of the Tucson Police Station.

On Tuesday, the council unanimously voted to approve the mayor’s recommendation to appoint Chad Kasmar as the next Tucson police chief.

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Chad Kasmar has been in the department for over 20 years, was the Captain of the Chief of Operations, and was the Chief of Staff of the Police Chief’s Office. Kasmar was the Street Crime Interdiction Unit, Sergeant of the Community Response Team, and Commander of Operations in the South, West, Midtown, and East. His recent position was Interim Director of 911 Communications.

“During our 21-year career at the Tucson Police Station, Chad Kasmar has been respected by our Tucson community and fellow executives. Chad sees public safety through a holistic lens. , Proved to be a collaborator sharing my vision of community safety, health and wellness, “says Mayor Romero.

Kasmar has been in this division since August 2000 and was promoted to Deputy Chief in November 2016.

He is a graduate of the University of Arizona and a former student of the Amphi Public School District.

“Following his appointment, I will ask Mayor Kasmar to embark on a listening tour with community members throughout the city and share his vision for the department,” said Mayor Romero. “Chad Kasmar is Tucson’s proud product with deep roots, understands the needs of our city and is ready to tackle future challenges.”


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