Wheaton City Manager Mike Dzugan announced today that he is
appointing Deputy Chief William (Bill) Murphy to the position of Chief ofPolice, following Chief Jim Volpe's retirement.
Currently serving as Deputy Chief of Police of Support, Murphy has been a member of the Wheaton Police
Department since 1990. Over the last 28 years, he has served as Patrol Officer,Field Training Officer, Detective, Officer-in-Charge, Sergeant, and Lieutenant.
"Deputy Chief Murphy's vast experience and commitment
to the City of Wheaton will allow him to efficiently and effectively lead thedepartment while continuing to keep our community one of the safest in the
nation" said Dzugan.
Deputy Chief Murphy has a Bachelor of Science (CriminalJustice Management) from Aurora University and a Master's Degree in Public
Safety Administration from Lewis University.
Murphy will be sworn-in as the City of Wheaton’s 12th PoliceChief during the Council Meeting on Monday, July 2nd at 7:00 p.m.
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