Kansas City, Kansas, names new police chief

(KSNT Photo/Brian Dulle)
Courtesy: kckpd.org
Courtesy: kckpd.org

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kansas City, Kansas, has promoted its assistant police chief to the department’s top job.

The city announced Assistant Chief Terry Zeigler’s appointment on Tuesday.

The Kansas City Star reports (http://bit.ly/12kW15S ) that Zeigler replaces Ellen Hanson. He is a former Lenexa police chief who was the Kansas City, Kansas, interim chief for a year after the retirement of former chief Rick Armstrong.

Zeigler, who led the department’s operations bureau, was one of five finalists for the position.

The police department has about 460 civilian and uniformed employees.

 

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