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Chiefs of the Department

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The City of Calistoga was incorporated January 6, 1886. At that time the Chief of Police had the actual title of Marshall and was an elected position. In 1912 the State of California mandated that the position of Marshall be an appointed position. Later the title changed from Marshall to Chief of Police. You can click on a picture for a larger view.

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Cornelius Nash

Marshal Cornelius H. Nash
1886-1896

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Marshal Emanuel Hoover Cable
1890 - 1890

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Marshal William Hobert Monroe
1896 - 1898

Cornelius Nash

Marshal Cornelius H Nash
1898-1902

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Marshal David Rose
1902 - 1907

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Marshal David Edwin Power
1907 - 1909

Chief Crouch

Marshal Frank S. Couch
1909-1918

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Marshal Harry Von Arx
1918 - 1920

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Marshal David Edwin Power
1920 - 1922

Cheif Carl Pierce

Chief Carl T. Pierce
1922 - 1935

Cheif Ed Light

Chief Ed Light
1935 - 1945

Chief Ken Hively

Chief Ken Hively
1945 - 1974

Chief James Aurty

Chief James N. Autry
1971 - 1980

Cheif Douglas Neill

Interim Chief Douglas Neill
1980 - 1981

Cheif Art Thompson

Interim Chief Art Thompson
1981 - 1981

Chief Tom Johnson

Chief Tom Johnson
1981 - 1982

Cheif Douglas Neill

Interim Chief Douglas Neill
1982 - 1982

Chief James Anderson

Chief James Anderson
1982 - 1993

Cheif Gary Tatum

Interim Chief Gary Tatum
1993 - 1994

Chief Leo Peart

Chief Leo Peart
1994 - 1996

Chief Greg Janke

Chief Greg Janke
1996 - 2001

Chief Michae Dick

Chief Michael R Dick
2002 - 2006

Jonathan Mills

Chief Jonathan Mills
2006 - 2012

Chief Susan Jones 

Interim Chief S. Jones
2012

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Chief Mitch Celaya
2012 - Present