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The City of Kewanee is pleased to announce that Troy Ainley has been named as the City’s next Chief of Police.  Ainley began his service with the City in 1993 in the Fire Department, moving to the Police Department in 1997.  In addition to his current service as a detective, Ainley has served the department in patrol, as a D.A.R.E. officer, as a member of the Black Hawk Area Task Force, and as a member of the Emergency Response Team.

Troy commented that he looks forward to this new challenge, and working with the dedicated employees of the police department to provide professional services to the residents and businesses of the City of Kewanee.


Ainley will assume the chief position in June following the retirement of Chief Jim Dison. Jim Dison has served as Chief for 13 years, and has been with the department for almost 32 years.