EMPORIA, Kan. (KSNT) – Emporia Police Chief Scott Cronk announced he’s retiring effective January 1, 2020.
Chief Cronk began his career with the Emporia Police Department in July 1981 as a reserve police officer.
He became a full-time commissioned officer at EPD in February 1983. He rose through the ranks, eventually becoming Chief in June of 2013.
Deputy Chief Ed Owens will serve as interim chief until a permanent chief is hired.