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Deputy state police chief promoted

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By Associated Press

 

SANTA FE (AP) — New Mexico State Police Deputy Chief Pete Kassetas was named Friday to take over as head of the statewide law enforcement agency.

Kassetas is a 20-year veteran of the State Police and replaces Chief Robert Shilling, who is retiring.

Republican Gov. Susana Martinez announced the appointment, saying Kassetas "has an exceptional understanding of law enforcement techniques, departmental objectives, and community outreach."

As chief, Kassetas will be paid about $103,000 a year.

Public Safety Secretary Gorden Eden said Capt. Jimmy Glascock and Maj. David Martinez have been promoted to deputy chiefs. Maj. Martinez will oversee criminal investigations and Glasscock will be responsible for uniform operations, which includes officers who patrol New Mexico's highways.

The governor said the three new appointees "will form a strong team to continue the State Police's proud tradition of service and public safety."

Kassetas joined the State Police in 1993 as a patrol officer and worked his way up through the ranks.

The State Police has more than 500 officers, with district offices across New Mexico.


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