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City of Midland News Release

Posted on: December 14, 2018

[ARCHIVED] New Police Chief Selected


Seth Herman has been selected as the City of Midland’s new Police Chief. In this role, Herman will oversee all aspects of the Midland Police Department, including its 200+ employees.

Herman is scheduled to formally begin his duties as Chief on January 1, 2019, pending City Council ratification of his hire. He has been serving as Interim Chief since April 2018.

Herman was selected from a field of 34 applicants and a months-long screening and interview process.

“Seth’s dedication to Midland and the Midland Police Department is unrivaled,” said City Manager Courtney Sharp. Herman is a 23 year veteran of the force and has served in multiple units including Patrol, K9, SWAT, Narcotics and more.

“Midland is my home. It is where my children, my friends, and my family live. It is the honor of a lifetime to serve this community as their Chief of Police,” stated Herman.



Chief Herman will be available for interviews and photos from 1:00 – 2:00 PM on December 14 at the Midland Police Department, 601 N. Loraine St.

Media Contact: Elana Ladd, (432) 685-7593

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