Captain Dan Adams, who started his law enforcement profession with the Orange Police Department 31 years prior, will turn into the city’s police chief, powerful July 4, it was declared Thursday.
A local of Orange who graduated from Orange High School, Adams will supplant Tom Kisela, who is resigning on July 3 following 35 years with the department, the last five as chief.
Adams has worked an assortment of assignments in his thirty years with the department. As captain, he most as of late told the department’s biggest division, Field Services, where he was liable for in excess of 130 employees and managed patrol services, the Traffic Bureau, Neighborhood Enhancement and Homeless Engagement teams, communications center and the SWAT team.
As per city officials, Adams’ efforts have been instrumental in driving the city’s effort to the homeless.
Prior to his time in Field Services, Adams drove the Support Services Division, where he was straightforwardly answerable for the department’s budget, hiring and training, crime prevention and homeland security.
“Dan Adams has had a long and recognized record of praiseworthy support of the residents of Orange,” Mayor Mark A. Murphy said. “Orange is perhaps the safest city in Orange County because of the difficult work of the Orange Police Department, and we anticipate that this trend should proceed under the initiative of Chief Adams.”
Adams, who acquired a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice management and spent numerous years as a young hockey mentor, said serving “throughout the previous 31 years close by such countless remarkable men and women has been an advantage. Also, presently, having the chance to lead the department’s crime decrease efforts while proceeding to construct our relationships with the community, is really an honor.”