Shorewood looks to hire new police chief by start of next year

Chief Aaron Klima will take over the village administrator role he has been serving in on an interim basis

Shorewood, government
Alex Ortiz

Alex Ortiz

Alex Ortiz is a reporter for The Herald-News in Joliet. Originally from Romeoville, Ill., he joined The Herald-News in 2017 and mostly covers Will County government, politics, education and more. He earned his bachelor's degree at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a master's degree from Northwestern University.