Retired Redding Police Chief Peter Hansen will be recommended to be the City’s Interim Police Chief while the recruitment to find a permanent replacement proceeds. The appointment would require City Council approval, which is expected to be considered at the… Continue Reading
Chief Robert F. Paoletti will be sworn in as the new Chief of Police for the City of Redding on Wednesday, November 16, 2011, at 11:00 am. The ceremony will be held at the City of Redding Council Chambers, 777… Continue Reading
City Manager Kurt Starman today announced the appointment of Robert Paoletti, a Captain with the Stockton (California) Police Department, as Redding Chief of Police. He replaces Peter Hansen, who will retire as chief on November 14. Paoletti, 41, is an 18-year veteran of the Stockton Police Department, serving in various roles from… Continue Reading
Below is a breakdown of the crime statistics collected by the Redding Police Department during the time period January 1 through June 30, 2011. The overall picture is positive, as illustrated by the 2.39% decrease in “Part 1 Crimes,” the… Continue Reading
Redding Police Chief Peter T. Hansen has announced his retirement, effective November 12, 2011. Hansen, 54, is a 28-year veteran of the Redding Police Department. He began as a patrol officer and rose through the ranks to become chief of… Continue Reading
Last week I sat down with Redding Police Chief Peter Hansen to discuss the June flare-up in gang-related crimes. In last Tuesday’s Part 1, Hansen discussed gangs and the history of gangs in Redding. The interview stretched into many other… Continue Reading
Just a year and a half into his tenure as Redding Police Chief, Peter Hansen has announced he’s stepping down.
Hansen, who took over for Chief Leonard Moty in November of 2008, will remain on the job until Dec. 3 to help ease the transition to a new chief. He leaves with 27 years of service with Redding Police Department and more than 30 years of … Continue Reading
After 27 years with the Redding Police Department and over 30 years in law enforcement, Redding Police Department Chief Peter Hansen has decided to retire.
“The proudest moment of my professional career was when I was chosen to lead this organization as Chief of Police. I firmly believe, and have always believed, the most valuable asset of this agency is the high-quality employees. Our success is a direct result … Continue Reading
Law officers were justified when they shot and killed a Los Gatos man after he tried to rob a Redding bank last month, law-enforcement officials said Wednesday. At a morning news conference at the Redding Police Department, Police Chief Peter… Continue Reading
When voters approved Proposition 215 in 1996, California became one of two states to decriminalize marijuana on a medical basis. (Arizona voters passed the similar Proposition 200 on the same day.) Proponents of medical cannabis didn’t have long to rejoice,… Continue Reading