Green Bay Police & Fire Commission Selects Christopher Davis for Police Chief

Posted on 7-29-2021

(From City of Green Bay News Flash 07-29-2021)

The Police and Fire Commission has selected Christopher (Chris) Davis, of the Portland Police Bureau, to become Green Bay’s next Police Chief.

Chief Davis has 27 years in policing, currently serving as Deputy Chief of the Portland Police Bureau. Prior to his time in Portland, he also served with the Arizona State University Police Department. Chief Davis holds a Bachelors in Justice Studies and a Masters in Public Safety Leadership and Administration from Arizona State University.  In addition, he is a graduate of the FBI Academy and the Police Executive Leadership Institute.

Chief Davis’s career spans multiple levels of increasing leadership responsibility across virtually all facets of the police organization.  He has proven success in areas of community policing, officer wellness and support, training, community outreach, and community partnership-based problem solving.  Chris and his wife Ann have three teenage children.

PFC President Rod Goldhahn stated, “The Commission is very excited to have Chief Davis join our team and look forward to introducing him to the department members and community.  In a group of very strong finalists, Chris stood out with his breadth of experience and success in the collective areas of police service that the community and department noted were of highest importance.” 

Chief Davis noted, “I am humbled and grateful for the opportunity to lead the Green Bay Police Department.  Green Bay is an amazing community served by a great police department, and my family and I are excited to make it our new home.”

The Green Bay News Network, on behalf of our Members and Readers, extends our hearty Congratulations and Welcome to Chief Davis and his family!