New Mexico Governor Appoints New State Police Chief, Effective June 24
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced Tuesday that W. Troy Weisler will be the next State Police chief, effective June 24.
Weisler will become the states 23rd police chief and succeeds Tim Johnson, who is retiring after 23 years on the job.
Weisler, a 21-year State Police veteran, has served as deputy chief since 2021. He is the deputy chief for strategic development, special projects, communications and recruiting and has worked in every division of the state Department of Public Safetys Law Enforcement Program.