The public is invited to a Meet Madison’s New Police Chief event scheduled for Tuesday, August 11 from 4 to 5 p.m., at the Senior Center of Madison County located at 1161 Southwest Harvey Greene Drive. Ken Moore, the city’s newly hired Police Chief and a Madison County native, will be at the event to greet family, friends and members of the community. His first day on the job will be Monday, August 17. Moore has 32 years of law enforcement experience and will retire on August 4 from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE). For the past 13 years, he has been assigned to FDLE’s Miami office. Moore is a former Marine Corps infantryman, probation officer, State Attorney’s Office Investigator and a Police Detective for Homestead, Florida. In his 13 years with FDLE in Miami, he has conducted investigations into public corruption, major drugs, money laundering and economic crimes. His current assignment is supervising investigations of officer-involved shootings. Moore is a graduate of Florida A&M University and holds a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. He fills the position left vacant following the departure of Chief Gary Calhoun, who resigned in November 2014. Captain Willie McGhee has been serving as Interim Police Chief.
1. Ken Moore.