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New Nevada City Police Chief Ready to Go

Nevada City’s new Police Chief, Tim Foley will begin the job officially February 3rd and says it will be a change coming from the large San Francisco Police Department where he retired as a Lieutenant three years ago, to being the Chief of Police in a small Gold Country town.

click here to listen to Tim Foley

The incoming Police  Chief  has over 33 years of law enforcement experience.  Foley says he has had a chance to meet with the officers of the Nevada City Police Department  and is very impressed with the caliber of the officers that are  in the department right now.

click here to listen to Tim Foley

Foley says San Francisco may be a big city but in the city boundaries  are many small districts and the neighbors and business people create their own small community.

click here to listen to Tim Foley

Foley says his first patrol partner at SFPD moved to Nevada City with her husband 25 years ago and he has been a frequent visitor to Nevada County as part of that friendship.  He says it’s partly that connection why he is here now as Chief.

click here to listen to Tim Foley

And because San Francisco Police Department  has it’s own police retirement system, there will not be a conflict with the state Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) in hiring  Foley.

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