Kirtland Mayor Kevin Potter has announced that on November 15 he will ask City Council to approve Sergeant Brian K. McCallister of the Highland Heights Police Department as the City’s new Police Chief effective December 6. McCallister has 21 years of law enforcement experience with ever increasing responsibility with the Richmond Heights and Highland Heights Police Departments.

Mayor Potter said, “Our thorough and rigorous search process gave us the opportunity to speak with a variety of talented candidates. I am excited about presenting Mr. McCallister’s’ credentials to Council next Monday while seeking approval for him to join our leadership team in this very important position. Brian has a reputation as an outstanding leader and a man of integrity and character. His experience across a variety of police functions will serve Kirtland well as he assumes responsibility for providing high level professional and responsive police services to the Kirtland community.”