Berea Police Department has announced the selection of their new Chief of Police, Walter “Eric” Scott. He previously served at the University of Kentucky Police Department for over 10 years, and is currently a Police Lieutenant and Sergeant Training Coordinator.
Scott earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Kentucky and a Master of Arts Degree in Organizational Leadership from Western Kentucky University. Additionally, he is a graduate of the FBI National Academy.
Berea Mayor Bruce Fraley said that he “look[s] forward to Eric joining [the] city staff in mid-October”, and that he encourages Berea citizens and city staff to join him in welcoming Scott as the new Chief of Police.