As the department’s executive officer, and now the leading candidate for the chief’s post, Captain Robert Pearce will take over the lead administrative duties of the police force.
Chief Wilson’s resignation does not take effect until December 1, but the chief has been out since at least October 25 and has told the Town Board that he does not plan to return to duty prior to his official resignation date. He confirmed to The Press earlier this week that he has already accepted a position elsewhere, though he hasn’t said where.
Capt. Pearce would be eligible to... more