Indy FOP Applauds Mayor's Selection for New Chief of Police
Updated On: Jan 11, 2017
INDIANAPOLIS – On Wednesday January 11, 2016, Mayor Joe Hogsett announced the selection of Bryan Roach to be the next Chief of Police for the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.
In response the President of the Indianapolis Fraternal Order of Police, Rick Snyder, issued the following statement:
“This is a significant step forward for the IMPD. Bryan Roach is the right person at the right time for this agency and our City. We could not be more pleased by the Mayor’s decision.
Bryan Roach is a person of character, integrity and is the consummate professional in all his dealings. He enters the role of Chief as an officer who has worked his way up through the ranks and has the unique background and understanding in all of the functions of a major metropolitan police department.
Our new Chief has had significant involvement and leadership roles in the many improvements, policies and proactive community policing efforts of the IMPD. This selection will allow the IMPD to rise to the next level while providing continuity in the service provided to our City’s residents and visitors.
Most importantly, Bryan Roach, has a demonstrated work ethic to serve and not be served. His example will benefit our city well and it is our belief it will translate in the ongoing dedication and professionalism of our officers. We look forward to working with Chief Roach to move our police department and our city forward.”