MARTINSVILLE, VA – The City of Martinsville has appointed Deputy Chief Rob Fincher to become the Police Chief starting on January 1.
“I am extremely honored at the opportunity to serve the wonderful people of the Martinsville and I am excited for the future of continuing to build meaningful relationships with this great community,” said Fincher.
Fincher is a graduate of Martinsville High School and received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Averett University and Master of Arts Degree from Liberty University.
The city says Fincher has served as a police officer for the department for over 28 years in various roles, including Deputy Chief of Police over the last five years.
During his time with the department, Fincher has completed a number of advanced programs in police management that administration says it believes, coupled with his experience, will serve him well in his new role.
Fincher plans to have community-oriented policing at the forefront of operations for the department.