Palisade welcomes new police chief

By: Joseph Dames Email
By: Joseph Dames Email

The town of Palisade has a new top cop after a swearing-in ceremony this morning.New Chief Tony Erickson was sworn into his new position today after a brief ceremony.He comes to the area after serving as a sergeant for the Colorado Springs Police Department.
Erickson says he is already building relationships and wants to get started on evolving the department.

“Identify areas of where we need to improve the department to make a more professional organization. It will probably be along the lines policies and formal training for the officers”, said Erickson.

The new chief says he’ll utilize his Colorado Springs experience, but will also incorporate Palisade values into the new department he wants to build.
Today also marks the town of Palisade’s 109th Birthday, one it shares with its new chief.

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