Chief Hansen Appointed by Police & Fire Commission
The City of Delavan Police and Fire Commission is excited to announce the appointment of James M. Hansen of Darien, WI as Chief for the City of Delavan Police Department, also serving the Village of Darien. This appointment follows an extensive five-month recruitment process that included the consideration of internal and external candidates. The appointment was unanimously approved by the Police and Fire Commission on October 10, 2018. James Hansen has served the City of Delavan in various capacities within the Police Department since 1991, including serving as Captain and Assistant Chief since 2003. Jim has served as Interim Chief since the August 31, 2018 retirement of former Police Chief Timothy O’Neill.