Thursday, October 13, 2022

City of Pottsville Announces Retirement of Chief of Police

On Tuesday, the City of Pottsville officially announced the upcoming retirement of their Chief of Police.

According to a press release from the City, effective October 21st, 2022, Police Chief Richard F. Wojciechowsky will retire from his position with the City of Pottsville Police Department. 

Wojciechowsky will retire after 31 years of dedicated service to law enforcement in Pottsville.

The release stated he will continue his career in the nonprofit sector. 

Pottsville Mayor Dave Clews said "I am confident that Rick will continue to have a lasting and positive impact on our community. On behalf of myself, all members of City Council, and staff, we would like to thank Rick for his service and wish him the very best in the next chapter of his career."

There is no word at this time on who will replace Chief Wojciechowsky.