fter a year of many changes, the Hiawatha Police Department is finishing out 2016 stronger than ever, with continued dedication to make a difference.
Chief John Defore is finishing up his fourth year leading the Hiawatha Police Department as chief.
“In this time, I’ve been fortunate enough to work with some of the most talented men and women you will find anywhere,” he said.
The department has hired several experienced and dedicated officers, and made some transitions to better serve the City of Hiawatha.
“During my tenure, we have hired two investigators, Mickey Gruber and Beau Hasenohr,” Chief Defore said. “Between these two guys, we are able handle a multitude of serious criminal investigations.”
(Read more: Hiawatha World Online)