ROCKWALL, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — Rockwall City Manager Rick Crowley has selected Max Geron to serve as the new police chief, the city said in a release Friday.
Geron began his career with the Dallas Police Department in 1992. He currently serves as the department’s acting deputy chief, where he supervises nearly 400 employees.READ MORE: Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots Now Available To Older And At-Risk Americans
“I’m honored to be chosen to lead this outstanding police department with such a great reputation of public service and community partnership,” Chief Geron said. “I love the Rockwall community and am thrilled to be a part of this amazing team.”
Geron — along with David Pughes and David Shilson — was also a finalist for Frisco’s search for a new police chief in October.READ MORE: 'North Texas Giving Day' Raises A Record-Breaking $66 Million+
Crowley said the new chief brings a lot to the table.
“Chief Geron brings a great attitude, skill set and broad range of experience, as well [as] great appreciation and respect for the Rockwall Police Department, and the resolve to continue the great tradition of service to our citizens and departmental professionalism that we currently enjoy,” Crowley said.MORE NEWS: Texas Secretary Of State's Office Announces Full Forensic Audit Of 2020 General Election in Four Texas Counties
Geron will begin work in Rockwall next month on Feb. 17.