Mayor Condon announces four finalists, all men, being considered for new police chief. Public interviews on July 25th.
As expected, Mayor David Condon announced the names of the four candidates being considered as finalists to become Spokane’s next chief of police. He also announced that the quartet will be in Spokane a week from today (July 25th) to participate in additional interviews, including a session involving each of the candidates that will be open to the public.
•Daniel J. Mahoney, Commanding Officer of the Ingleside Police Station within the San Francisco Police Department. He oversees the daily police functions for the District of Ingleside, home to 123,000 residents.
•George E. Markert, Director of the Office of Public Integrity for the City of Rochester, N.Y., and previously the Executive Deputy Chief for the City of Rochester Police Department.
•Frank G. Straub, Director of Public Safety for the City of Indianapolis and former Commissioner of the City of White Plains, N.Y, Department of Public Safety.
• Blair Ulring, retired Police Chief of the City of Stockton, Calif. Ulring served in the Stockton Police Department for 28 years.
The interviews open to the public will be those hosted by the city’s Police Advisory Committee and will begin at 11:10 a.m. with Daniel Mahoney, followed by George Markert at 1:15 p.m., Frank Straub at 2:20 p.m. and Blair Ulring at 3:25 p.m. The interviews will be in the City Council chambers and will be broadcast on City Cable 5.
Here’s the City Press Release on today’s announcement.
—Tim Connor for the Center for Justice