GREENFIELD — Jeff Rasche, a longtime member of local law enforcement, will be the Greenfield Police Department’s new chief starting next month, city leaders announced Thursday.

Rasche, 50, has served the county in the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department for more than three decades, most recently leading the department’s investigations unit.

Hancock County Sheriff’s detective Capt. Jeff Rasche talks about the departments new narcotics officer, and the role that detective will play in investigations. (Tom Russo | Daily Reporter)
Hancock County Sheriff’s detective Capt. Jeff Rasche has been named the Greenfield Police Department’s new leader. (Tom Russo | Daily Reporter)

Now, he’ll oversee the staff of 42 officers who make up the city’s force. 
Rasche’s appointment to the police department’s top job comes four months after former Chief John Jester announced his plans to retire at the end of the year following an eight-year stint in office.

Read more about Rasche’s career and his plans for the police department’s future in Friday’s edition of the Daily Reporter.

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Caitlin VanOverberghe is a reporter at the Greenfield Daily Reporter. She can be reached at 317-477-3237 or cvanoverberghe@greenfieldreporter.com.