Placerville police chief to retire
Nielsen, 50, has been in law enforcement for 28 years. He has been with the Placerville Police Department for more than 24 years, serving nine of them as police chief.
“I am extremely proud of the accomplishments of the Placerville Police Department over the years. I extend my personal thanks to all the staff of the Police Department who have provided dedicated, loyal and professional service. I am confident that the Placerville Police Department will continue to move forward and thrive in our tradition of being dedicated to our partnership between the community and the police.”
“Most police chiefs serve an average of three years,” said Placerville Mayor Wendy Mattson, “but with serving as our police chief for nine years, you’ve become one of ...