• Monterey Hires Assistant Police Chief

    The City of Monterey today announced the selection of Dave Hober as Assistant Police Chief. Hober’s employment with the Monterey Police Department and the City of Monterey is effective February 17, 2015.

                Assistant Chief Hober comes 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, Mr. 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. 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.

                Monterey Chief of Police Phil Penko said, “We are very excited to have Dave Hober join our dedicated and professional team at the Monterey Police Department. With a strong education history and experience managing many different facets of police operations, I am confident he will be a terrific asset to the Department, offering a new perspective on how we deliver our services and outreach to this great community.” 

    Hober said, “I am extremely excited, honored, and humbled to have been selected to join the Monterey Police Department. I share a strong passion for community policing and outreach with Chief Penko and the rest of the Monterey Police Department staff, which makes this position a natural fit for me. I look forward to joining the team and helping uphold and continue the excellent reputation of the Monterey Police Department.”

    posted to Cedar Street Times on February 10, 2015

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