Police Department History

State Center's Police Department was established in 1867. The first police officers were known as Town Marshall / Night Watchmen. These individuals typically handled several jobs throughout the city government.

Some of the Night Watchmen/Town Marshall's are as follows from approximately 1867-1948

W.H KNEPPER, A.R CHAMBERLIN, E.M. COWAN, S. CHILTON, JOHN GREY, JAMES F. COWAN, F. AHRENS, E.G. HOPPES, R.S. POWERS,C.B. NASON,

State Center Police Officers and Reserve Officers

Chiefs

Chief O.A. Sweet 1948-1952

Chief Bernard Malloy 1952-1954, 1960-1977

Chief Clerence Duffy 1954-1960

Chief Max Streeter 1976-1986


Chief Richard Frickie - 1977-1978

Chief Glen Mast - 1986-1989

Chief Steven Sodders - 1989-1990

Chief Jake Osgood - 1990-1998


Chief Jeff Bunn - 1998-Present



Officers

Frank Mulcahy - 1966-1968
 

Buryl Lemon - 1968-1978

Rich Watkins - 1968-1970

Robert Bane - 1977-1977

Don Shapely - 1977-1977

Phillip Adrion - 1978-1978

Donald Oxley - 1979-1983

Tom Cross - 1980-1984

Richard Davis - 1980-1980

William Skare - 1984-1984

Doug Swenson - 1984-1985

Rodney Drummer - 1993-1998

Paul Kuhlman - 1994-1996

Doug Winders - 1997-1998

Louis Modlin - 1997- 2008 (seasonal)

Ted Paxton - 1998 - 2008 (seasonal)

Mike Ball - 1998-1998

Nate Taylor - 2006-2007 

J. Hunter - 2007-2008
 

N.Spurlock - 2008 - Present


R. Price - 2010 - 2011


D. Quigley 2011-Present


G. Goode 2011-Present