Persons in the News

Issue 7 and Volume 109.

Persons in the News DEPARTMENTS Integration of Police and Fire Fails; Moore Chief at Monterey Park Monterey Park, Cal., has its first permanent fire chief since the ill-fated experiment of a police-fire department integration program. Harry C. Moore, 45, a fireman in the San Gabriel Valley community since 1944 is the new chief, appointed by City Manager Fred Bien. He had been a captain since 1949. Monterey Park’s last permanent chief was Edward McElhannon who retired two years ago. He was followed by Public Safety Director John Cordell. The offices were separated last January 1 and Captain Roy Teague became acting chief pending civil service examination. Chief Strickfaden Honored June 18 was named “Chief Strickfaden Day” by Mayor Sensenhrenner of Columbus, Ohio, in honor of Fire Chief Walter Strickfaden of that city’s fire department, who is celebrating his 50th anniversary as a fire fighter. The veteran Chief was tendered a…

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