Further information can be obtained by contacting Dale Peters, City of Eau Claire Director of Human Resources, at 715-839-4921.
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (RELEASE FROM CITY OF EAU CLAIRE)-- The Eau Claire Police and Fire Commission is pleased to announce that Mr. Chad Hoyord has been appointed to the position of Interim Police Chief for the City of Eau Claire effective 5:00 pm, Friday,
October 11, 2013.
Mr. Hoyord has agreed to serve as Interim Police Chief while the Eau Claire Police and Fire Commission conducts a nationwide recruitment for the position of Police Chief. Chief Matysik is retiring October 11, 2013, after serving 10 years as Police Chief for the Eau Claire Police Department.
Mr. Hoyord started his police career with the City of Eau Claire as a Police Officer in 1995 and has risen through the ranks to his current position of Deputy Chief of Operations for the Eau Claire Police
Keith Glasshof, President of the Eau Claire Police and Fire Commission, stated “Deputy Chief Hoyord is a competent and dedicated police professional, and will serve the community very well as Interim Police Chief.”
The Police and Fire Commission is a five member group of citizens appointed by the City Council. They oversee hiring and disciplinary matters for the Police and Fire Departments. Current members of
the Commission include Keith Glasshof (President), Jill Barland, Terry Sheridan, Dennis Pope, and Dr. Daniel Kincaid.