Edgartown Chief Prepares for First Vineyard Summer on the Job
Steve Myrick
Edgartown police chief Bruce McNamee feels community policing is more than just getting to know the people in town.
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Always Prepared: Island Chiefs Discuss Community Policing
Sara Brown

Community policing on Martha’s Vineyard requires a special set of skills, four chiefs and the sheriff said during a Gazette discussion this week.

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Tuesdays in the Newsroom Welcomes Island Police Chiefs

The Gazette’s off-season discussion series returns next week with an opportunity to hear from the Island’s top law enforcement officials.

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Police Chief Search Set to Begin in Tisbury
Steve Myrick

Tisbury is set to begin the process of searching for a new police chief, and as part of the search the town hopes to recruit candidates from on and off-Island.

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Internal Turmoil Colors Police Chief Search in Edgartown
Sara Brown
With a search now under way for a new police chief in Edgartown, tension inside the department has bubbled to the surface in a town that has long prided itself on having relatively few internal problems.
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And Then There Were Three; Trend of Retiring Police Chiefs Continues
Steve Myrick
Edgartown police chief David Rossi is stepping down following a recent heart attack, becoming the third Island police chief to announce his departure in less than a month.
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Edgartown Police Chief Steps Down
Sara Brown

Edgartown police chief David Rossi is stepping down after more than 25 years with the Edgartown police department following a recent heart attack. Lieut. Christopher Dolby has been named the acting chief while the town searches for Mr. Rossi's replacement.

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Police Chiefs in Two Vineyard Towns Will Retire
Steve Myrick

Dan Hanavan in Tisbury and Dan Rossi in West Tisbury have announced plans to retire, leaving vacancies in the top police job in two of the six Island towns.

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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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