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Posted on: November 13, 2023

City of Princeton Welcomes Interim Police Chief James Waters as Official Police Chief

Princeton, Texas: Today, Monday, November 13, 2023, a swearing in ceremony was held at the Municipal Center, Mayor Brianna Chacon administered the oath of office to Interim Police Chief James Waters, officially appointing him as the new Police Chief for the City of Princeton Police Department.

Mayor Chacon expressed her confidence in Chief Waters, stating, "We are proud to have Chief Waters at the helm of our police department. His leadership, experience, and dedication to our community align with the values we hold dear in Princeton. I am confident that under his guidance, our police department will continue to serve and protect the residents of our city with the utmost professionalism and integrity."

Chief Waters, a seasoned law enforcement professional with 20 years of experience, expressed his gratitude for the opportunity to lead the dedicated men and women of the Princeton Police Department. "It is both an honor and a privilege to serve as the Police Chief for the City of Princeton," said Chief Waters. "I am committed to fostering a culture of collaboration, transparency, and community partnership. Together with our officers and the community we serve, we will work towards creating a safe and secure environment for everyone."

As Police Chief, Chief Waters will oversee the day-to-day operations of the police department, implement strategic initiatives to enhance public safety, and continue building positive relationships with residents and community stakeholders.

The City of Princeton invites the community to join in welcoming Chief James Waters to his new role and looks forward to a continued partnership with the Police Department under his leadership.

About the City of Princeton Police Department

The City of Princeton Police Department is committed to serving and protecting the community with integrity, professionalism, and a focus on community engagement. The department strives to build trust and collaboration between law enforcement and residents to create a safer and more secure environment for all

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