City officials chose Steve Adams as the new chief to replace former Chief Dee Rosenbaum, who was fired in March amid a shoplifting investigation.
The Daily Herald reports this week that the city chose Adams from 25 applicants around the country.
Adams has worked in Spanish Fork since 1988. He became a sergeant in 1991 and lieutenant in 2003.
He will supervise 30 full-time officers and will also manage the volunteer fire and ambulance departments.
Information from: The Daily Herald
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