New Police Captain Sworn In
Kent Police Capt. Paul Canfield takes oath of office
Canfield was promoted April 23 following five years as a shift lieutenant and a little more than one year as the department's administrative lieutenant.
The department's newest captain organized and led the two Kent Citizens Police Academies and serves as a sniper with the Metro SWAT team. As captain, Canfield manages patrol operations, scheduling, patrol training, jail operations, K-9 operations and special events for the department.
Canfield was sworn in by Kent Safety Director William Lillich.