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Livermore Seeks Public Input on Next Police Chief

April 30, 2013

The selection process for Livermore’s next Chief of Police is underway and officially began earlier this month following the retirement of Steve Sweeney who served as Chief for five years.

The City is seeking input from the public on traits and characteristics that the next Chief of Police should possess.  Feedback received will assist the City in ensuring the needs of Livermore residents and business owners are heard during the selection process.   

The City plans to use the information to help identify skills and attributes that candidates should possess to be considered for the position.  Residents can take the survey online until May 19, 2013 by going to the City’s website ( and clicking on the Police Chief Community Survey under the Latest News section.  The survey is also accessible through the City’s Facebook page and will be tweeted to followers of @CityofLivermore.

Police Chief Survey