Front Royal announces new Chief of Police

Joseph E. Waltz (left) appointing Mr. Kerry L. “Kahle” Magalis, II, as Chief of Police for the Town of Front Royal.

Today, the Town of Front Royal Town Manager, Joseph E. Waltz, has appointed Mr. Kerry L. “Kahle” Magalis, II, as Chief of Police for the Town of Front Royal. Chief Magalis has been a lifelong resident of Warren County and has resided with his family in the Town of Front Royal since 2003. He plans to assume his role as Chief of Police the first of October.

He is leaving the Warren County Sheriff’s office where he has served since 1998, most recently in the position of Major. “As a Department of Criminal Justice Certified Law Enforcement Officer and a graduate of the FBI National Academy. Mr. Magalis, will be a welcomed addition to our staff. He has an extensive background in law enforcement and has proven himself as an approachable and professional public servant,” stated Town Manager, Joseph E. Waltz. “Throughout the interview process Mr. Magalis has been found to be a clear communicator who understands the importance of community policing. Mr. Magalis brings leadership, respect, professionalism and dedication to the citizens of our community.



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