Past Chiefs

This page is a tribute to the former Chiefs of Police in the history of our department. We hope to provide a brief biography of each Chief along with their years of service as Chief. The page is organized from most recent to first.
Chief Carmen D. Pettine
 
2008-2016
(12th)
 
Chief Pettine

Chief Gary E. Hoover
 
1993-2008
(11th)
 
Chief Hoover
 
Chief Hoover proudly served the Haverford Township community since 1969. He graduated from the Pennsylvania State Police Academy, Hershey, PA, in 1971. He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 1977 and assigned to the Patrol Division. In 1984 he was assigned as the Supervisor of the Highway Safety Unit/Special Response Team. He was promoted to Patrol Lieutenant in 1991. As a Lieutenant he attended the 172nd Session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. He was promoted to Chief of Police in 1993. Chief Hoover retired May 1st 2008 after 40 years of dedicated service to the residents of Haverford Township.

Chief Howard Walton
 
1990-1993
(10th)

Chief William McNasby
 
1985-1990
(9th)

Chief James A. Myers
 
1977-1985
(8th)

Chief John W. Rush
 
1975-1977
(7th)

Chief Frank B. Pawlowski
 
1969-1975
(6th)

Chief James Hartness
 
1947-1969
(5th)

Chief Samuel Siegle
 
1930-1947
(4th)

Chief Charles Smith
 
1923-1930
(3rd)

Chief James A. Scanlin
 
1921-1923
(2nd)
Chief Edward F. Hallisey
 
1916-1921
(1st)