Town of Johnston officials have appointed Lieutenant Lamaz Robinson as the Interim Police Chiel for the Johnston Police Department, effective July 9, 2014.
Robinson served as the Lieutenant of the Johnston Police Department and was sworn in as Interim Chief on July 9, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. On Monday, June 9, 2014 Police Chief Chris Aston announced his resignation effective July 9, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. to pursue other endeavors.
Chief Robinson started with the Johnston Police Department in 2004 as a patrol officer. He rose through the ranks, holding positions of Investigator, Corporal, Sergeant, and most recently, Lieutenant. Prior to joining the department, Robinson was an assistant manager for a finance company. Robinson will be over the day-to-day operations of the department and his staff.