Shelby Township to Swear In New Police Chief
Roland Woelkers will be sworn in as the new police chief April 12.
It's about to be official: Shelby Township will swear-in their new police chief April 12.
Roland Woelkers promotion has been in effect since March 21, 2012, after the Shelby Township Board of Trustees accepted a counter-offer made by Woelkers.
He officially will be sworn in during a public ceremony at the township boardroom at 7 p.m.
Woelkers will become the fifth chief of police in the 58-year history of the township's police department.
Woelkers, who was the Captain of the department, has been playing the role of chief since September 2011, when he was appointed acting chief after the board agreed not to renew former Chief Robert Leman’s one-year contract.
Click here to read more details about Woelkers' contract.