Schmaderer Named Omaha Police Chief
16-Year OPD Veteran Replaces Interim Chief Baker
Omaha - Mayor Jim Suttle has selected Todd Schmaderer to serve as the city's new Chief of Police.
Schmaderer is currently a Deputy Police Chief with the Omaha Police Department. He's served on the Omaha Police Force since 1996 and has been a Command Officer since 2001. He has also served as Lieutenant/Shift Commander in the Southwest, Northwest and Northeast precincts as well as Training Academy Commander.
Deputy Chief Schmaderer was one of 69 applicants for the position.
Schmaderer replaces interim Chief Dave Baker, who has overseen the Police Department since late March.
He will be officially sworn in Wednesday night at a 6:30 P.M. ceremony to be held in the Legislative Chambers. That event will be open to the public.