Town of Cicero Appoints Major James Hunter as Cicero Police Chief

Cicero, IN – The Town of Cicero has announced the appointment of Major James Hunter as the new Cicero Police Chief.  His appointment became official as of May 7th, 2018 after former Police Chief Dave Hildebrand retired from the Cicero Police Department on April 29th.  A retirement reception was held on April 27th for Chief Hildebrand after over 39 years of service.

New Police Chief James Hunter has been with the Department since 1988 and has been Assistant Chief since 2008.  Captain Jeff Rednour has been promoted to the rank of Major, he has been with the Cicero Police Department since July 1989.  Sergeant Doug Grishaw was promoted to the rank of Captain, he has been with the Cicero Police Department since October 2001.  Officer Don Nygaard has been promoted to the rank of Sergeant, he has been with the Cicero Police Department since July of 1998.

“It has been an honor serving the Cicero community and the past month in my new capacity has been very rewarding already.  We have a great group of officers and staff and I look forward to continuing our work in the community and protecting and serving the Cicero community,” said Chief Jim Hunter.

Town Council President, Rusty Miller, stated, “Chief Hunter will continue the fine legacy that former Chief Hildebrand set in protecting and serving our community.  Chief Hunter is an active member of the community, he has built many strong relationships with Town officials, his team, and other organizations within the community and we know that he will strive to continue to make Cicero a safe place to live and raise a family.  The Town is proud of all of our officers and couldn’t be happier with the promotions that have happened within the Department


In the photo Left to Right:  Sergeant Don Nygaard, Captain Doug Grishaw, Chief James Hunter, and Major Jeff Rednour


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