City of Arcata welcomes new Interim Police Chief

Arcata, Ca., (KIEM) Richard Ehle was appointed the Interim Chief of Police for the Arcata Police Department earlier this month.

Chief Ehle has decades of law enforcement experience and has served as a Chief of Police in Capitola, Santa Cruz for 9 years, but since then has retired, and this will be his fourth Interim Chief position.

The retired Police Chief will serve as the Interim Chief of Police for 4 to 6 months until a permanent Chief of Police for the City of Arcata is hired.