Commission issues chief statement

The City of New Holstein’s Police and Fire Commission issued a statement following its Monday, Nov. 2 meeting regarding the resignation of Police Chief Brian Reedy and who will serve as interim chief.

The commission’s statement said, “On Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, the Police and Fire Commission accepted the resignation of Brian T. Reedy, as chief of police effective Nov. 6, 2020.

“The Police and Fire Commission is trusting in the leadership of Captain Amanda Tikkanen; she is responsible for performing the duties and responsibilities of the chief of police in Chief Reedy’s departure and has full command of the department. The commission has established a plan and timeline in appointing an interim chief of police.

“The commission wishes to extend their appreciation to Chief Reedy for his years of service and dedication to the New Holstein community.”

Elroy Schreiner, president of the Police and Fire Commission, read Reedy’s letter of resignation to fellow commission members at the meeting.

The commission created a list of interview questions for interviewing internal candidates for the interim chief of police. Interviews were scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 10.

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