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Johnston Chiefs of Police

Dennis McCarty 1971 to 1974

Darrell Kinney 1974 to 1975

Sgt. Pete Kingsley was the acting chief of police in 1975

Bob Brunk 1975 to 1979

Dave Davis 1980 to 1985

Bruce Gaddis 1985 to 2004

Lt. Lynn Aswegan served as acting chief of police from August 2004 until April 2005 

Doug Nichols 2005 to 2009

Bill Vaughn 2009 to 2016

Dennis McDaniel April 2016 to Present