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Chief James E. Getz Jr.

  • Began service with the Decatur Police Department on July 7, 1999
  • Bachelor of Arts from the University of Illinois at Springfield
  • Graduate of the FBI National Academy, Session NA271
  • Promoted to Chief of Police in 2016
  • Promoted to Deputy Chief of Police in 2015
  • Promoted to Lieutenant in 2013
  • Promoted to Sergeant in 2007
  • Assignment to Detective in 2007

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