New Police Chief Starts Work

Chris Magnus spent his first day yesterday as chief of the Tucson Police Department (TPD) meeting staff and speaking with reporters.

The former police chief of Richmond, California is booked with meetings in his early days at TPD, but says he plans to get out and meet his command staff, officers, and the community to learn more about Tucson. Once he learns about the department’s strengths, resources and challenges, Magnus says he will be in a stronger position to set priorities, establish goals, and address needs.

Read more from the Arizona Daily Star.