Chief Of Police Retiring After 34 Years With Department

8 May , 2022  

Special to 1808Delaware

On Wednesday, City of Delaware Chief of Police Bruce Pijanowski announced that he will be retiring from the department he has served for 34 years to take a new position as the assistant superintendent of the state of Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation.

Chief Pijanowski’s last day with the Delaware Police Department will be May 20.

“For more than 30 years, this department has been my home, every day a new challenge,” Pijanowski said. “As a police officer you get to make a difference every day; Nothing beats that kind of satisfaction, but I’m looking forward to the next chapter.”

Pijanowski, 56, has been chief of police since 2012 and with the Delaware police department since April 1988. The chief has served as a patrol officer, sergeant, detective sergeant, captain, assistant chief and interim chief – all in Delaware. More…

, ,

Powell/Lewis Center

Powell Development Director Retiring

23 Jun , 2020  

David Betz plans to retire from the City of Powell at the end of June after serving as the City’s Development Director for nearly 28 years.

During his tenure, Betz helped plan the development of the City during a time of significant growth that took Powell from a village of approximately 2,700 residents, encompassed in three square miles, to a vibrant City that today has a population of nearly 15,000 and is more than five square miles. More…

, ,

Powell/Lewis Center

Powell City Manager Announces Retirement

6 Aug , 2019  

City Manager Steve Lutz plans to retire from the City of Powell after serving as its manager since 1996.

Lutz said he has committed to Powell City Council to stay until a new City Manager is hired which will most likely take several months. More…