Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Deputy chief of police is appointed in Wayne

City of Wayne officials approved the promotion of Finley Carter to the rank of deputy c of police. Carter is a 22-year veteran of the department. Prior to his promotion, Carter was the detective lieutenant in charge of the city investigations bureau. During his career, Carter has served various roles at the Wayne Police Department, including Training Coordinator, FOIA coordinator, Public Information Officer, and head of the Firearms Training Program. Carter was the first African American officer at the Wayne Police Department and officials said he is well known in the community, inside and outside the department for his “ hard work, integrity, positive attitude, and commitment to helping others, particularly young people starting out in the field.” Police Chief Ryan Strong stated, “I could think of no one better suited for this role than Deputy Chief Carter. He is an enormous asset to the Wayne Police Department and law 

enforcement as a whole.”