Former Pasadena Police Officer to Lead Torrance Police Department

first_img 11 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Community News CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Former Pasadena police Officer Jeremiah “Jay” Hart has been named the new Torrance police chief, Torrance City Manager Aram Chaparyan announced on Wednesday.Hart will assume his new duties on June 20, Chaparyan said.The current interim police chief, Jon Megeff, will continue to serve in that capacity until Hart is sworn in.Hart began his career as a patrol officer for Pasadena in 1998 when the department was led by then-Police Chief Bernard Melekian.In 2001, Hart was hired by the Torrance Police Department and served in various assignments including patrol officer, motor officer, recruitment training officer, and patrol field supervisor.In 2008, he was promoted to sergeant. While in that role, Hart served as the former chief’s adjutant/public information officer, and as a personnel sergeant, in addition to overseeing research and training.Hart has served as a Torrance police lieutenant since 2015.Hart was chosen out of 17 candidates, which included both internal and external applicants. As the 11th Torrance police chief, he will be responsible for leading the Police Department with a focus on community engagement, innovation, and developing the next generation of department managers, while staying at the forefront of law enforcement trends, Chaparyan said.His duties have included serving as watch commander, supervising the Traffic and Special Events Division, and managing the Communications/Information TechnologyDivision. In addition, his other assignments included acting as the unmanned aircraft systems commander and as a member of the Special Weapons and Tactics Team.“Jay’s experience, continued education, training and community involvement are reflective of his professional commitment to law enforcement and to the city of Torrance,” Chaparyan said.“He remains actively engaged in the law enforcement community and is focused on providing the highest standards and optimum public service. I am confident he will prove himself to be a great chief.” STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Donald CommunityPCC- COMMUNITYVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * More Cool Stuff Community News Former Pasadena Police Officer to Lead Torrance Police Department CITY NEWS SERVICE Published on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 | 2:21 pmcenter_img Make a comment Subscribe Top of the News STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week Herbeauty15 Countries Where Men Have Difficulties Finding A WifeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou’ll Want To Get Married Twice Or Even More Just To Put Them OnHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyFinding The Right Type Of Workout For You According AstrologyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty’First Daughters’: From Cute Little Kids To Beautiful Young WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Lipsticks Are Designed To Make Your Teeth Appear Whiter!HerbeautyHerbeauty Business News Community News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img

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