Tagged with 'police chief'

Police Chief Thomas sends out another letter about criminal activity in Redondo

Police Chief Thomas sends out another letter about criminal activity in Redondo

On Monday, July 30, Des Moines Police Chief Ken Thomas sent out another letter to the community, addressing recent criminal activity. This is Thomas’ second letter about crime, and like the first –... [Read more]

Chief says ‘tough week’ for Des Moines Cops who backed Kent Police

Chief says ‘tough week’ for Des Moines Cops who backed Kent Police

By Jack Mayne Des Moines Police Chief Ken Thomas said it had been a “tough week for the officers” in light of the early Sunday morning (July 22) tragedy when a Kent Police Officer was killed when... [Read more]

Des Moines Police Chief issues letter to community regarding recent crimes

Des Moines Police Chief issues letter to community regarding recent crimes

On Tuesday, June 19, 2018, new Des Moines Police Chief issued a letter to the community discussing some recent crimes in the area. The letter discusses recent crimes, including an assault at a boat launch,... [Read more]

New Police Chief Ken Thomas named President of state law organization

New Police Chief Ken Thomas named President of state law organization

New Des Moines Police Chief Ken Thomas has been named the President of the board of the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs (WASPC). He was elected to the leadership of the 15-member executive... [Read more]

New Des Moines Police Chief, other hires introduced to Council Thursday night

New Des Moines Police Chief, other hires introduced to Council Thursday night

By Jack Mayne The Des Moines City Council was introduced to a number of new city department heads by City Manager Michael Matthias at their Thursday (May 24) meeting. Matthias had earlier appointed Police... [Read more]

LETTER: Delgado move shows ‘poor leadership from the City Manager’s office’

LETTER: Delgado move shows ‘poor leadership from the City Manager’s office’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Waterland Blog nor its staff:] As recently reported in The Waterland... [Read more]

Former Police Chief Delgado gets new gig as Director of Emergency Management

Former Police Chief Delgado gets new gig as Director of Emergency Management

One of the major challenges that has been identified by the City of Des Moines as critical and in need of improvement is planning for an emergency and emergency management preparedness, and on Tuesday... [Read more]

Former Kent Police Chief Ken Thomas to take over as Des Moines’ new Chief

Former Kent Police Chief Ken Thomas to take over as Des Moines’ new Chief

Des Moines City Manager Michael Matthias announced on Tuesday, May 15 that the city has reached an agreement with former Kent Police Chief Ken Thomas to serve as the new Police Chief for Des Moines. Thomas... [Read more]

Police Chief says time needed to investigate shooting of machete wielding man

Police Chief says time needed to investigate shooting of machete wielding man

By Jack Mayne The public was asked to be patient while the shooting of a machete wielding man by a Kent Police officer is thoroughly investigated by a multi-agency task force. Investigation of this type... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police Chief Chris Gaddis resigns

Normandy Park Police Chief Chris Gaddis resigns

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: Normandy Park Police Chief Chris Gaddis announced on the department’s blog Wednesday (April 13) that he is resigning, effective April 30. Sergeant Brian... [Read more]

6-year old Moses Stevens named honorary Chief of Des Moines Police Department

6-year old Moses Stevens named honorary Chief of Des Moines Police Department

A 6-year old boy named Moses Stevens – who was recently diagnosed with leukemia – has been named the honorary Chief of the Des Moines Police Department, and the department is seeking donations. “He... [Read more]

Des Moines Police Chief honored by National Latino Peace Officers Association

Des Moines Police Chief honored by National Latino Peace Officers Association

Des Moines Police Chief George Delgado was honored Nov. 15 by the National Latino Peace Officers Association with their 2013 NLPOA Award. The ceremony took place at the Lago Azul Restaurant in Des... [Read more]

City of Des Moines Appoints George Delgado as New Chief of Police

City of Des Moines Appoints George Delgado as New Chief of Police

New Des Moines Police Chief George Delgado. Photo courtesy Vancouver Police Department. The City of Des Moines on Friday announced that it has appointed George Delgado to be its next Chief of Police, replacing... [Read more]

City Releases Names of Five Finalists for Des Moines Police Chief Position

City Releases Names of Five Finalists for Des Moines Police Chief Position

The City of Des Moines on Monday (May 14) announced five Finalists for the position of Police Chief: George Delgado, Commander, Vancouver, WA Charlie Dennis, former Chief of Police, Page, AZ John Dyer,... [Read more]

JOBS: Psst…Wanna Make $109-$132K? Be Des Moines’ New Police Chief

JOBS: Psst…Wanna Make $109-$132K? Be Des Moines’ New Police Chief

The City of Des Moines officially posted a job listing for a new Police Chief on Monday, Jan. 23. The gig pays an annual salary between $109,128 to $132,636 depending on qualifications, and has an “Excellent... [Read more]