Jones elevated in Westminster

Rory Jones has been promoted to Chief of Police in Westminster.  The assistant chief was named this afternoon by City Administrator Chris Carter to replace the retired Dean Awalt.  Jones’s appointment is effective right away.  Carter said, “We were fortunate to have had qualified applicants to choose from for staffing this important position.  Assistant Chief Jones had the qualifications and experience we were seeking in our search….Our Police Department has benefitted from a team management approach of which Asst. Chief Jones has been a major part of the last five years.”  Jones, a former Seneca policeman, has worked for Westminster since September 2012.