Middleton commission chooses next police chief | Crime
The Middleton Police Commission has chosen the city's next chief of police.
Capt. Chuck Foulke will take the position March 29, succeeding retiring chief Brad Keil.
In a news release Friday afternoon, Middleton Mayor Kurt Sonnentag said he was pleased with the commission's selection.
"(Foulke) is capable and well-prepared to lead the department, and he has the perfect temperament and vision for the work," Sonnentag said.
Foulke has been with the Middleton police for more than 30 years. The Middleton Police Commission said Foulke has a bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and graduated from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's National Academy. Foulke has risen through MPD, working as an officer for patrol, school resource, juvenile, detective, sergeant, detective sergeant and lieutenant. He's been the captain for field services for the past several years.
Keil is retired from the Middleton Police Department after 10 years. He took a position as a security manager for WPS in Monona. His last day at MPD is March 28.