Monday, September 14, 2020 7:36 PM EST
By The Associated Press, AP
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A 30-year veteran of the Cincinnati Police Department has been named as the new police chief of Virginia Beach. Paul Neudigate is currently assistant chief and commander of the patrol bureau in Cincinnati. He will begin his job in Virginia Beach on Oct. 14. Neudigate will succeed former police Chief Jim Cervera, who retired in May. Neudigate is the recipient of the Medal of Valor from the Cincinnati Police Department, the Cincinnati City Manager’s Award for Innovative Government, and the Herman Goldstein Award for Excellence in Problem-Oriented Policing.