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S Barrington to swear-in new police chief

Published: Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 2:44 p.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 2:46 p.m. CDT
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Thomas Roman will be sworn in as South Barrington's new police chief Wednesday, Feb. 26. Roman has years experience previously serving as police chief for Cary, Roselle, and Waubonsee College police departments.

SOUTH BARRINGTON – South Barrington board members and President Paula McCombie will swear in Thomas Roman as the new South Barrington Police Chief at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Chief Roman's professional experience includes serving as a police chief for Cary, Roselle, and Waubonsee College police departments.

South Barrington Deputy Clerk Linda Hooker said Roman, who will be filling vacancy from South Barrington Police Chief Raymond Cordell's retirement, "has an approachable manner and will be highly visible in the community as he interacts with the department and works with citizens."

"We invite you to welcome him to our community as he takes his oath to serve the residents of South Barrington," said Hooker.

McCombie said Cordell "has done an excellent job making sure the duties of the (police chief) position were covered during the interim."

"All trustees expressed appreciation for his dedicated service to the village," McCombie said.

If you go:


Where; South Barrington Village Hall, lower level, 20 S Barrington Rd.,

When: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26

Cost; Free

Info: Refreshments will be served.

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