New Chief of Police being sworn in Tuesday | News
Coeur d'Alene's new Chief of Police will be officially sworn in next week at a public ceremony at the police station.
Lee R. White formerly served as assistant police chief in Mesa, Arizona. He was among a pool of 85 candidates from across the country who applied for the job.
“I'm thrilled that Lee White has accepted the position,” said Coeur d'Alene Mayor Steve Widmyer. “He is a respected police officer with a high degree of integrity and proven leadership.”
White moved to Coeur d'Alene with his wife Christie, son Jared, and daughter Jordan. Also attending the event will be several of Lee's colleagues from the Mesa Police Department: Chief Frank Milstead, Assistant Chief Heston Silbert, Commander Dave Hagar and Deputy Chief Deanna Cantrell.
The ceremony is this Tuesday, September 2 at 4:30 pm at the police station, 3818 N. Schreiber Way.