The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel: New chief has one thorny challenge
Author: The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel Editorial Board - May 17, 2018 - Updated: May 17, 2018
Grand Junction has a new police chief.
Doug Shoemaker steps into his new role with the city police department in relatively good shape, thanks to his predecessor, John Camper, who established a new standard of professionalism and accountability among the officers on the force.
Interim Chief Mike Nordine has done an admirable job of bridging the gap since December. The fact that Nordine was one of four finalists for the job from a pool of 34 applicants speaks to his capabilities.