City Blog

Oct 03

[ARCHIVED] ICYMI: Swearing-In Ceremony for FPD's Chief Mitch Thompson

The original item was published from October 3, 2016 12:29 PM to October 3, 2016 12:42 PM

On Thursday, the City of Fishers swore in new Chief of Police, Mitch Thompson in a special ceremony in front of city staff, elected officials and community members. Chief Thompson is the second chief of police in Fishers history, following the retirement of Chief George Kehl. 

“I am humbled to accept this promotion and thank Chief Kehl for his many years of leadership,” said Chief Thompson. "The Fishers Police Department is one of the finest agencies in the state of Indiana, and I look forward to furthering the culture of excellence and innovation for years to come.”





Today is a historic day for the City of Fishers. Chief Kehl’s leadership has paved the way for the Fishers Police Department’s next chapter and I am proud to appoint Chief Thompson to carry on the values of our extraordinary police department,” said Mayor Scott Fadness. “Chief Thompson brings years of experience and dedication to the role, and I have no doubt he will serve this community to the best of his ability.