• City of Monterey Names Interim Police Chief

    Monterey City Manager Mike McCarthy has named Assistant Police Chief Dave Hober to the position of Interim Police Chief, effective May 2, 2015. Hober will lead the Monterey Police Department following the retirement of Chief Phil Penko after 30 years of service.

     Dave Hober joined the Monterey Police Department in February 2015 as Assistant Chief. He came to Monterey from the City of San Jose Police Department, where he was employed as a Deputy Chief of Police. Starting with the San Jose Police Department in 1988, Hober rose through the ranks serving as an Officer, Sergeant, Lieutenant, and Captain. As a Deputy Chief of Police, he led and managed as many as 700 sworn and professional staff, and oversaw a $197 million dollar budget.

    Chief Hober has graduate degrees in both Criminal Justice Administration and Public Administration from San Jose State University. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Political Science from San Jose State University.

    The City of Monterey will hold an open recruitment for the position of Police Chief. The City also is recruiting police officer positions. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply through the City’s Human Resources Department.

    posted to Cedar Street Times on May 4, 2015

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