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October 4, 2023
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Knights in the News | September 2019

Knight Begins Role as Newspaper Editor
Shawn Byrnes is now the editor of the Wickenburg Sun in Arizona. The Air Force veteran has had a long career in accounting and journalism. He received a bachelor’s degree in health care administration from CSU in 2011.

Knight Sworn in as Police Chief
Robert Bell has officially begun his duties as the permanent chief of police for the Mount Dora Police Department (FL.); he previously was the acting chief after 26 years with the department. He received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice in 2009.

CSU Alumni Named Consolidated Dispatch Director
Marilyn Anderson was named the director of the Sumner County (TN) Emergency Communications Center. Her career in public safety has spanned 17 years, most recently as a director of emergency communications in Washington, D.C. She earned her associate’s degree in fire science from CSU.

CSU Knight Now Interim Police Chief
Mike Kelly was appointed as the interim chief of police of the Causeway Police Department (LA). He previously served as sergeant for the department and also attended the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Kelly is pursuing his associate’s degree in business.

CSU Alumni Retires from Air Force
After a 40-year career, Col. Cynthia Ritchey has retired from the U.S. Air Force. She most recently served as Air Force regional emergency preparedness liaison officer at Tyndall Air Force Base. Ritchey earned her MBA from CSU in 2014.

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