Eugene's New Police Chief Sworn Into Office

May 3, 2018

The city of Eugene has a new police chief.

Chief Chris Skinner
Credit City of Eugene

Eugene Police Department Chief Chris Skinner was sworn in during a downtown ceremony on Wednesday afternoon.

City Manager Jon Ruiz selected Skinner to lead the department on March 19th. Skinner emerged as the top candidate for the position after an extensive nationwide search and interview process.