Chief Schultz to step down August 3rd.July 18th, 2013 at 2:19 pm by Hawa Konte under News
Mayor R.J. Berry held a press conference Thursday afternoon to announce that APD Chief Ray Schultz will step down effective August 3rd of this year, and that the interim chief will be Deputy Chief Allen Banks.
- Press conference is over. More tonight on @krqe News 13 at 530
- Mayor: Decision for new chief won’t happen until after mayoral election
- Deputy Chief Banks says he’s been with APD for 21 yrs. He’s worked as deputy chief since 2009.
- Mayor says in advisory role, Schultz will be there to help with transition as Banks takes over as interim chief
- Deputy Chief Banks: Today’s a very special day for me
- Schultz: I look forward to the next chapter in my life
- Chief Schultz: “It’s time for me to put on a different hat.”
- Chief Schultz: We are blessed to have one of the finest police departments… Its’s going to be in fine hands under Allen Banks
- Mayor: Schultz will stay on in advisory role until Sept. 6
- Future interim APD chief Allen Banks standing on Mayor Berry’s right side.
- Mayor: Chief Schultz will step down Aug. 3… We’re going to miss him
- Mayor: APD’s Allen Banks will serve as interim chief
- Deputy Chief Allen Banks will serve as interim chief after Chief Schultz steps down August 3rd.
- Mayor Berry and Chief Schultz at the podium