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By Lucas Walsh
Cheney Free Press 

Former captain brought out of retirement as interim police chief


Last updated 10/28/2022 at 11:38am

CHENEY – Former Cheney police captain Rick Beghtol fills interim police chief position, Oct. 17.

“We aren’t sure how long he will be here, but we are actively looking for someone to permanently fill the position.” City Administrator Mark Schuller said.

“Rick has over 40 years of experience as a professional, and served the city of Cheney as captain up until 2021.” When asked why the Mayor decided to bring him out of retirement for this temporary position, Schuller said “His knowledge and his ability to oversee patrol and internal investigations.”

In an email to the mayor,...

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