Stefanson has conducted numerous homicide investigation and has received many commendations in his career, according to a media release from the village. He joined the department in 1998 and has held several positions, including six years a patrol sergeant before becoming Detective Sergeant in 2010.
As deputy chief, Stefanson will oversee the patrol division and vehicle fleet.
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