I'd be curious to see who the other candidates were and how much leg work the Town did in digging into their previous employment as officers. Whether Hewett comes from a questionable fatherly example or not, is beside the point. He is indeed his own person and time will tell, as it always does, about anyone. Being a quality Chief, no matter if it's the biggest or smallest dept, requires years of well-rounded training. Just because you carry and gun and badge doesn't mean you're a good fit for a top position. Doing things the right way isn't always easy. I wish him luck. Sometimes the best leaders get educated in trial by fire situations.
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