Hagan retires from town after 22 years | News, Sports, Jobs
After 22 years with the Williamsport Police Bureau, city police chief Damon R. Hagan said his last day with the department would be retired on Friday.
Mayor Derek Slaughter had not made an announcement at press time Monday on Hagan’s replacement, but Police Captain Jason Bolt is expected to present the city’s police resolutions to city council on Thursday evening.
Hagan has been a chef since January 2019.
He was appointed deputy chief in 2018 and was an agent, which is the rank of detective.
For many years, Hagan, originally from Southern California, worked on
prevent youth and gang violence.
Most recently, as Chief, he oversaw the ministry’s ongoing accreditation process.
“It has been a great privilege and honor for me to serve the City of Williamsport for the past 22 years,” Hagan said in a letter.
“I really treasure the experiences and the great friendships that have resulted from this work,” Hagan said.
“As I leave the office, I realize that he is being left in the good hands of real professionals. These brave men and women who risk their lives every day for the safety of this community. These big brothers and sisters of mine.
Hagan thanked his family for their patience and sacrifice.
He said he was looking forward to spending more time with them.
“I appreciate Hagan’s many years of dedicated service to our service and to our community,” Slaughter said.
“I wish him good luck in retirement and in all his future endeavors.”