Town picks a member of its force as chief

Last updated: October 14, 2013 - 8:34pm


Roger VanLoan smiles after it was announced he was appointed police chief for the Town of Bloomsburg during Monday's council meeting. He has been acting chief for several months. (Press Enterprise/M.J. Mahon)
BLOOMSBURG — The town has picked its next police chief, and it's a longtime veteran of the town force. After a statewide search, town council...

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