Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - David Campbell will be the new deputy chief of the Juneau Police Department.
That word came late Tuesday from Chief Ed Mercer, who said the Lieutenant’s promotion will take effect on October 30th.
Campbell has been an officer at the department for 22 years.
He has served in a variety of leadership roles including Field Training Officer, Patrol Sergeant, Investigations Sergeant, Patrol Lieutenant, Executive Officer, and Administrative Lieutenant.
Chief Mercer stated, “David will serve the department and community well with his many years of police service in this agency.”
Department staff, other city and borough staff, and community members participated in the selection process, according to the chief .
Mercer said the process was focused on selecting a candidate with strong professional traits such as job experience, community outreach shills, the ability to work well with others, a commitment to JPD and to the community while being a team player and critical thinker.
Campbell holds a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Alaska Southeast and a Bachelor degree in Justice from the University of Alaska Anchorage. Campbell graduated from the FBI National Academy in 2016.