Capt. Chris Taylor was promoted to the rank of deputy chief in a newly created chief of staff assignment to help coordinate evolving investigative and community engagement strategies across five of the Metro Nashville Police Department’s bureaus and eight precincts. Taylor is an MBA graduate of CSU.
Sgt. Mark Rowley Jr. has been promoted to the position of assistant fire chief in the Flint Township (Michigan) Fire Department. He has been a full-time firefighter for Flint Township since 2017 and is currently seeking a bachelor’s degree in fire administration with a concentration in fire investigation.
James Owens is one of three finalists in the City of Petersburg’s search for a new fire chief. Currently, he is the director of Fire and EMS for Prince George County, Virginia. He has more than 20 years of experience in the fire service. Owens has an associated degree in fire science and is working on his bachelor’s degree in fire administration.
Travis Solomon was recently chosen as the city of Oak Ridge’s fire chief. Solomon, who previously served as Oak Ridge Fire Department fire marshal, has served as interim fire chief since August. He holds a bachelor’s degree in fire science.
Deputy Chief/Fire Marshal Cary Sadler has retired from the Madison Wisconsin Fire and Rescue Department after 28 years in the fire service. Sadler holds a bachelor’s degree in fire science from CSU.
The Southern Pines Police Department in North Carolina recently promoted Charles Campbell, a 24 year veteran of the department, to the rank of deputy chief. He holds a master’s in criminal justice form CSU.
Andrew Pate was recently promoted to sergeant with the Gastonia North Carolina Police Department. He joined the department in 2011 and holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.
Alumnus Jim Moss has recently published a book, “Firefighter Success.” Moss is a fire captain and paramedic for the Metro West Fire Protection District in St. Louis County, Missouri. He holds an associate and bachelor’s degree from CSU.