Amaral: Next police chief must ‘understand Kittery’

By Hadley Barndollar


The deadline for applications to become Kittery’s next chief is Aug. 31, at which point in time Amaral said the town will begin an internal hiring process. The town has not hired a consultant, like some other municipalities opt to do.

Amaral said she’s assembled an internal committee to participate in the hiring process, comprised of herself, the finance director, interim police chief, fire chief, a member of the dispatch staff, a patrolman and sergeant.

“We’re going to do this one differently, and hope for a different result,” she said.

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