Tag: brian-curran

  • Chief Blue?

    Looks like only one of the five potential internal candidates for Police Chief expressed interest in the position: Chris Blue. Chris’ evaluation “will focus on the characteristics that have been identified that we need in a chief and the extent to which his behavior fulfills those characteristics. The basic characteristics we are looking for were […]

  • Chapel Hill Police Department’s Community Outreach – Round 2

    Looks like I’m stuck on “law and order” mode with the latest series of posts. The Chapel Hill Police Department is hosting an additional community outreach Nov. 4th, 4:30 and 5:30pm at Extraordinary Ventures, Elliot Rd. (INFO). The meetings present an opportunity to comment on and improve the department’s new strategic plan. The plan’s current […]

  • Our Next Police Chief

    [UPDATE:] I blew it! As Fred Black reminded me, the Chief is selected by the Town Manager. While the Council can talk about the parameters and criteria of selection, the choice is Roger Stancil’s. Just got home from tonight’s Council meeting. The meeting ended with a closed session to consider personnel matters so they shooed […]

  • Farewell Chief!

    I rushed back from Asheville this evening and missed the announcement (WCHL1360 and Daily Tar Heel) that Chief Brian Curran is resigning effective Nov. 30th. I posted Sept. 24, 2007 when Brian was appointed. I’ve had an opportunity to meet Brian in a few different venues these last few months and my initial impression that […]

  • Hail to Our New Chief: Brian Curran Takes the Helm

    [UPDATE:] Not 15 minutes went by before I got the chance to congratulate Chief Curran in person. He was making his rounds through the Northside neighborhood (I noticed him rolling around Town before – he doesn’t seem to be much of a desk jockey). [ORIGINAL] I’ve had an opportunity to meet Brian in a few […]