‘Day 1 of many’: David Byrd sworn in as new DeKalb police chief on Monday

“It’s exciting,” Byrd said after he was sworn in by DeKalb County Circuit Judge Ronald Matekaitis. “It’s day number one of many and I’m excited to get started.”

David Byrd has joined his new police family in DeKalb. Byrd was sworn in Monday as DeKalb’s new police chief by DeKalb...

Posted by City of DeKalb, Illinois on Monday, May 3, 2021

Katie Finlon

Katie Finlon covers local government and breaking news for DeKalb County in Illinois. She has covered local government news for Shaw Media since 2018 and has had bylines in Daily Chronicle, Kendall County Record newspapers, Northwest Herald and in public radio over the years.