Princeton selects Chief of Police

PRINCETON, TEXAS (January 10, 2019) – The City of Princeton officials have selected Mark Moyle as the new Chief of Police. Moyle previously served as Lieutenant for the McKinney Police Department where he was assigned to the Professional Services Division. He has 28 years of law enforcement experience, including 11 years of command level experience. Moyle’s first day with the City of Princeton will be February 4, 2019.

The nationwide search was conducted by Strategic Government Resources (SGR), a local government executive search firm based in Keller, Texas. SGR’s recruitment process produced an impressive field of candidates, with the City receiving resumes from 105 applicants from across the country. The vetting process included a comprehensive questionnaire, video interviews, a psychometric assessment, a thorough media search, and a rigorous background investigation. Five finalists interviewed with the City on December 14 and 19, and Moyle was selected from the group of experienced candidates to fill the position.

Moyle holds a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati and a Bachelor of Arts in Police Science from Ottawa University. He is also a graduate of the F.B.I. National Academy, The Institute of Law Enforcement Administration Police School of Supervision, and The Institute of Law Enforcement Administration 43rd Management College. Moyle also currently serves as an adjunct professor with the University of North Texas where he teaches a senior level course on criminal investigations.

Moyle began his career with the City of McKinney Police Department in 1992 and has served in many leadership roles throughout the agency, including Professional Services, Criminal Investigations, and Patrol Operations. Additional assignments included acting Deputy Chief, U.S. Marshals Violent Offender Task Force, Special Weapons and Tactics Commander, Hostage Negotiations, Firearms Instruction, Law Enforcement Academy and In-service Instructor, Public Information Officer, and Internal Affairs.

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