Chilmark Swears in New Chief of Police
Alex Elvin
Surrounded by friends, family and fellow law enforcement officers on Tuesday, Jonathan Klaren was sworn in as the new chief of the Chilmark police department.
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Chilmark Selectmen Name Sergeant as New Police Chief
Alex Elvin

The Chilmark selectmen voted Thursday night to promote longtime Chilmark police Sgt. Jonathan Klaren to the position of chief.

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Chilmark Selectmen Set to Choose Police Chief Tonight
Alex Elvin

Seekonk police Capt. Frank John, Plymouth police Capt. Bruce McNamee and Chilmark police Sgt. Jonathan Klaren were interviewed Wednesday evening. The selectmen are expected to vote tonight in a meeting that begins at 5 p.m. in the town hall.

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Three Finalists Named in Chilmark Police Chief Search
Alex Elvin

Chilmark police Sgt. Jonathan Klaren, Plymouth police captain Bruce McNamee, and Seekonk police captain Frank John are all finalists in the running for Chilmark police chief.

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Oak Bluffs Police Chief to Town Meeting Critics: We Hear You
Steve Myrick

Responding to criticism about the police department at the annual town meeting, Erik Blake plans initiatives to improve community relations.

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Respect and Balance Are Core Principles for New Police Chief
Steve Myrick

One day after his appointment as Edgartown police chief, David Rossi was already in full stride. On his first morning in the corner office, he had updated the department’s post office information, ordered new business cards and organized his desk.

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David Rossi Sworn In as New Edgartown Police Chief
Steve Myrick

Edgartown selectmen appointed Officer David Rossi as the town's new chief of police at their meeting Monday, and Det. Sgt. Chris Dolby was also promoted to the rank of lieutenant. Both officers were enthusiastically endorsed and they were sworn in immediately following the vote.

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Edgartown Selectmen Hear Police Chief Recommendation
Sara Brown

The town’s acting police chief John M. (Jack) Collins recommended longtime Edgartown police officer David Rossi as the new police chief at a board of selectmen meeting. Selectmen took the recommendations under advisement.

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Edgartown Police Chief Will Step Down
Sara Brown
After more than 30 years with the Edgartown police department, including five years at the helm, Edgartown police chief Antone Bettencourt will retire in May.

“It’s time, you know, that’s the bottom line,” Chief Bettencourt said.

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Police Chiefs Hear Pitch From Medical Marijuana Company
Sara Brown
Representatives from Patriot Care, which operates medical marijuana dispensaries in Arizona and Washington D.C., attended the monthly meeting of the Vineyard Chiefs of Police Association Tuesday morning.
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