Barry Hackert, a 10-year veteran of the police force, submitted a letter of resignation Tuesday night
- POLICE & FIRE
Tuesday, February 26
Suspended North Wales Police Chief Barry Hackert has resigned from his position. According to Bradley Schlegel of The Reporter, North Wales Borough Council voted unanimously Tuesday to accept his letter of resignation. Hackert was not present during the meeting. Schlegel reported Hackert has been suspended since January. On December 30, Hackert allegedly struck the head of security at Split Rock Resort in the Poconos. Council will not release the reason for Hackert’s suspension. Read more at this link.
Residents and business owners Tuesday night told North Wales Borough council why they support and appreciate suspended police Chief Barry Hackert
Thursday, January 24
While North Wales Chief Barry Hackert remains on suspension — the reason not disclosed by the borough — residents, business owners and local organizations expressed their support of him to North Wales Borough Council Tuesday night. In a report by Bradley Schlegel of The Reporter, seven people showed up at the meeting to voice how much Hackert means to them. Resident Donna Mengel said, “I hope nothing untoward happens” to Hackert, according to the article. “Barry has become … a very good chief over his 21 years of service.” Another resident, Richard Tibberino, told council Hackert helped his son find a job. Another resident said he could “count on Barry to handle” a problem, according to the article. Resident Herb Thomas told council to …