The Board of Selectmen will officially vote on the appointment March 4.
With Police Chief Brian Pattullo retiring on July 31, Andover Town Manager Reginald "Buzz" Stapczynski appointed Sgt. Pat Keefe as the new police chief Monday night, according to the Eagle Tribune. Keefe is a 22-year veteran of the US Army and has done tours in Bosnia and Iraq. He is also an accreditation assessor for the state and inspects other police departments to ensure compliance with state law. The Board of Selectmen still must vote on the appointment and they will do so during their next meeting on March 4. Read the full article on the Eagle Tribune website.