Police Department is progressing with its hiring process.
So Police Chief
Dave Cincoski reported to the Police Commission at its meeting Wednesday
The CPD received 28
applications by the Dec. 20 deadline, Cincoski said. A “significantly large
number of them--pretty near half--are academy graduates already or
A physical agility
test and written examination will be scheduled early in February and then
background investigations begun, with a short list of candidates probably
set for interviews by the commission sometime in March, Cincoski said.
In other business,
at Cincoski’s recommendation, members voted unanimously to promote
Probationary Officer Eric Lisoski to Master Patrolman, effective Feb. 4, six
months after he began his service with the CPD on a lateral hire.
multiple years of experience with the Trail Creek Police Department.
extremely rapidly through the field training process and was released early
with high recommendations,” Cincoski said. “Officer Lisoski has been a
tremendous asset to the department and his shift mates and supervisors can’t
speak highly enough of him.”
reported that the three Ford Explorers ordered last fall are now on the line
and being manufactured, but that Ford “is a little behind.”
industry standard” for state quantity purchase agreements, he added.
The three vehicles
will be 2020 models but reflect the CPD’s 2019 fleet order. Cincoski said
that he expects to request authorization from the Town Council in February
to make his 2020 order.
unanimously to elect Pete Duda president of the commission for 2020 and Mike
third member--not yet appointed by the Town Council--will serve as
Change in Meeting
Members also voted
unanimously to endorse changing the regular meeting time from 6 p.m. to 5
The meeting day
would remain--pending approval of the proposed time change by the Town
Council--the second Thursday of every month.
expressed their deep gratitude to Darlene Manuzzi and her family for their
annual $500 donation to the CPD Gift Fund, with an attached note reading
“For your commitment to our community and surrounding communities.”
“I want to thank
Mrs. Manuzzi and her family,” Orlich said. “They’ve been great supporters of
the Police and Fire departments for many, many years.”
December in Review
In December the CPD
responded to 611 calls (616 in November), filed 52 cases (75), issued 39
citations and 80 warnings (31 and 93), and investigated 44 accidents with
nine injuries (41 accidents with 12 injuries).
Calls for service
in December included 73 suspicious vehicle or persons (84 in November),
seven thefts (16), 38 alarms (38), six incidents of vandalism (six), two
overdoses (zero), three animal complaints (four), 191 traffic stops (171),
11 well-being checks (11), one report of battery (two), one burglary (one),
30 disturbances (28), seven reports of fraud (two), and one runaway (zero).