MSU School of Criminal Justice alum Richard Myers has been selected by the Major Cities Chiefs Association to serve as Executive Director. Myers is currently the Chief in Newport News, VA.
Myers brings 40 years of experience in policing in six different states and 33 years as a police chief in six cities including Newport News, VA, Colorado Springs and Appleton, WI. He also served as interim chief in two cities including spending 11 months in Sanford, FL following the death of Trayvon Martin. He has been a member of the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies board since 2009 and was elected as Chair/President in 2015.