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Newport swears in 25-year Police Department vet as new chief

Tue Mar 22 20:14:48 EDT 2016 | Los Angeles Times
Jon Lewis, a 25-year veteran of the Newport Beach police force, took the reins of the department Tuesday after being sworn in as the city's 10th police chief. City Manager Dave Kiff announced last week that he had chosen Lewis to take over for retired Chief Jay Johnson, and the city officially promoted the former deputy chief to the top job during a ceremony at the Civic Center on Tuesday. The council chamber was packed with public officials, police and city staff members and others who watched ..

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