New Oroville police chief focuses on department staffing levels after Camp Fire

Credit: KHSL
Published on August 8, 2019 -

New Oroville police chief focuses on department staffing levels after Camp Fire

Oroville's new police and fire chief is still settling into his new role, but with a population increase post-Camp Fire, he's facing some challenges.


New Oroville police chief focuses on department staffing levels after Camp Fire

Orovolle's new police and fire chief is still settling into his new role, but with a population increase post- camp fire, he's facing some challenges.

Action news now reporter laura eng spoke with him tonight and has more.

<you know, i've been in law enforcement for a long time.

About 23 years to be exact.

I've worked with some great men and women over the years.

And now, joe deal is ready to take on a new role, as oroville's police and fire chief.

To now be able to have the opportunity to lead the department is very exciting and very rewarding.

So what are some of the challenges you expect to be facing as oroville's new police and fire chief?

One of the challenges that i see and that i saw immediately was the staffing levels in the police and fire departments.

Currently the oroville police department has

You are here

Recent related videos from verified sources

New Lawsuits Target Vallejo Police Department 02:48
Credit: CBS 5 SF KPIX - Published 3 days ago 

Truck Fire Investigation
Credit: KHSL - Published 1 week ago 

You might like