HARTFORD — Hartford moved closer to hiring a new police chief by announcing the agency selected to do a national search
Mayor Pedro E. Segarra on Wednesday announced the selection of the Strategic Policy Partnership to conduct the search for a new police chief for the Hartford Police Department. The former chief, Daryl Roberts retired in December after 30 years of service with the department.
Segarra said he was pleased with the agency chosen to shepherd this search.
“After an exhaustive process, I am pleased to announce the selection of the Strategic Policy Partnership,” Segarra said. “I look forward to working with Strategic Policy Partnership to implement a search process that not only brings the best candidates forward but also respects Hartford’s community policing philosophy.”
The Strategic Policy Partnership is a group of public safety and public policy experts who assist police and government agencies with policing strategy development and personnel selection. The Strategic Policy Partnership is the chaired by Robert Wasserman, who has an extensive career in law enforcement, and served as a senior executive in Boston, MA, and other large cities.
A total of five firms submitted Requests for Proposals.
City officials said the search process is expected to take several months.