Downey sworn in as Green Tree’s new police chief

Published Jan 21, 2013 at 3:51 pm (Updated Jan 21, 2013 at 3:51 pm)

Downey has been in law enforcement for more than 32 years, most recently as Chief of Police and Director of Public Safety at California University of Pennsylvania. He also served at Slippery Rock University in a similar position, and in various capacities with the Allegheny County Police, including 20 years as a member of the Allegheny County SWAT serving as tactical commander.

“I look forward to my role as a police chief for Green Tree Borough and a return to municipal policing. My primary goal is to provide a highly professional, effective and quality police force to the residents, businesses and visitors of Green Tree Borough, and to maintain the high quality of community service that is expected of the department,” Downey said.

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