Interim Atherton Police Chief
Original post made by peter carpenter on Jul 11, 2011
Danielson, Connors and Flint will make a great team. Look for real change soon.
Town of Atherton
Monday, July 11, 2011
Law Enforcement veteran Ed Flint has been selected on an interim basis to lead the Atherton Police Department effective July 18, 2011. Flint brings to the job approximately 35 years of multi-agency law enforcement experience with municipal, county and state law enforcement organizations.
Flint began his law enforcement career in Redwood City with the California Highway Patrol. He later transferred to the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department where he promoted through the ranks to Captain. Flint served as the Assistant Chief of Police for the City of Citrus Heights, and as Chief of Police for the Elk Grove Police Department. He later returned to the Bay Area to lead the Santa Rosa Police Department as Chief of Police.
Chief Flint has an impressive law enforcement resume' of professional accomplishments, and holds a Bachelor's Degree from CSU Sacramento, and a Master's Degree from CSU Long Beach. He is a graduate of California's Commission on Peace Officers' Standards and Training (POST) and received the Dorothy Harris Award for academic excellence. Chief Flint is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy and the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Course.
Chief Flint is also known as Colonel Flint (Ret.) in the United States Army. Colonel Flint served on active-duty as well as in the Army Reserves and California National Guard. He is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and was selected for the Army War College. He last served as Group Commander, 1st Brigade (BCST), 91st Division (E), at Camp Parks, Dublin, California.
Chief Ed Flint has been married to his wife Karen of 32 years. They have two married daughters, Natalie and Tiffany, both who are expecting their first child this fall.
For further information, contact Deputy City Clerk Theresa DellaSanta at 650-752-0529
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