Westport police chief retiring, city to begin hiring process for two officers

Westport police chief retiring, city to begin hiring process for two officers

The city of Westport will be looking for a new Chief of Police soon, after William Gibson announced his retirement to city staff last month.
Westport's "mani-cop" position remains filled.

Westport’s “mani-cop” position remains filled.

Mayor Michael Bruce tells us they actually have a couple of job openings. “Late December, Judy Stiles longtime city employee and our Court Clerk retired. After vacation I go back to city hall and my Police Chief comes in and Chief Gibson says [he’s] retiring this year and done in July.” Bruce added that when it rains…. “within hours, Lieutenant Joe Christian submitted a letter, saying he’s retiring in February.

The city is contacting the state to start the lateral hiring process for the officer positions, anyone interested in applying at the entry-level can get started online at www.publicsafetytesting.com

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