OSWEGO – Mayor Billy Barlow is pleased to announce the promotion of Police Lieutenant Zachary Misztal to the rank of Deputy Police Chief.
Misztal, a 15-year veteran of the Oswego City Police Department, has served as a Lieutenant with the department since 2013 and was most recently assigned as the Criminal Investigations Division Commander for the department.
As Deputy Police Chief, Misztal will serve as the second in command of the department with oversight of patrol and investigative operations.
“I have worked with Lieutenant Misztal on a variety of projects since my administration began and I am very confident in his abilities to serve in this position. Deputy Chief Mistzal will assist Police Chief Tory DeCaire as we continue improving our department as the Oswego Police Department is an integral piece of city government in every aspect,” Barlow said. ” I offer my sincere congratulations to the new Deputy Police Chief!”
Chief DeCaire added, “Soon to be Deputy Chief Misztal has been a valuable member of the department over the last 15 years and I know he will do an excellent job in his new role. I look forward to the opportunity to work closely with the new Deputy Police Chief and I am excited for him to get started.”
“I am honored and extremely grateful for this opportunity. I would like to thank Mayor Barlow and Chief DeCaire for their confidence in me and continued support,” Misztal said. “I am very excited to be appointed to the position of Deputy Police Chief and I am looking forward to my continued service in and for the city of Oswego.”
The Deputy Police Chief will begin in his new role effective October 28.