Assistant Chief of Police
Assistant Chief Donohue has been with the Merrillville Police Department since 1982. His current assignment as Assistant Chief of Police follows experience as a Patrol Officer, Patrol Shift Supervisor, Patrol Commander, Operations Commander and Commander of Support Services. Assistant Chief Donohue is a 4.0 GPA graduate of the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command class 182 where he was class Treasurer and recipient of the prestigious Kreml Leadership award. He has been certified by the National Institute for Truth Verification as a Computer Voice Stress Examiner. Some of his current duties include Grant Coordinator, Information Technology Manager, I.L.E.A. certified Instructor, Department Training Coordinator and Records Management systems.