At a special meeting in Ambler Borough tonight, and after a long awaited decision, Sgt. Robert Hoffman was officially appointed the new Ambler Borough Police Chief.
On June 5, Ambler Borough Council voted 5-4 in favor of limiting the scope of the Police Chief search to within the Ambler Borough Police Department, and obtained a third party to provide assistance in the hiring process and conduct the interviews of the prospective candidates.
Sgt. Hoffman has 23 years of experience within the department and has been serving as the interim chief since William Foley retired this summer. We had a chance to talk briefly with former Chief Foley about the appointment of Sgt. Hoffman, and speaking from his own experience and dedication, he said:
” I am glad to see my efforts have paid off. Rob Hoffman has successfully passed through the process as a candidate for the position as well as demonstrated to me early on, his enthusiasm and dedication to the position. He will be a great chief.”