Reno Police Department Interim Chief of Police, Jeremy Massey was officially appointed to the position Monday night in a council meeting.
“I’m honored to serve the citizens of Reno in this capacity,” said Massey.
Massey has been in law enforcement 20 years, six of those years in Reno.
“Our number one goal is to remain serving the citizens and being there to serve and protect them,” added Massey.
City Council Member, Amanda Willows said Reno is in excellent hands.
“We are blessed to have someone as professional, ethical, and hardworking as Jeremy Massey for our Chief of Police,” Willows said.
Reno Mayor Pro Tem, Joey McCarthy echoed Willows statements.
“I am very please with the councils decision to hire Massey. The citizens get to retain a law enforcement officer with 20 years experience,” said McCarthy.
The position became vacant February 16th, 2018, after former Chief of Police, Matt Birch resigned.