Blanchester names new police chief


Robert Houghton, who has been serving as the Blanchester Police Department’s interim chief, was named police chief at a special council meeting on Thursday. Houghton, who most recently served as a gaming agent supervisor with the Ohio Casino Control Commission, retired from the Wilmington Police Department in 2013 after 20 years. He is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University.

Robert Houghton, who has been serving as the Blanchester Police Department’s interim chief, was named police chief at a special council meeting on Thursday. Houghton, who most recently served as a gaming agent supervisor with the Ohio Casino Control Commission, retired from the Wilmington Police Department in 2013 after 20 years. He is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University.


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Robert Houghton, who has been serving as the Blanchester Police Department’s interim chief, was named police chief at a special council meeting on Thursday. Houghton, who most recently served as a gaming agent supervisor with the Ohio Casino Control Commission, retired from the Wilmington Police Department in 2013 after 20 years. He is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University.

Robert Houghton, who has been serving as the Blanchester Police Department’s interim chief, was named police chief at a special council meeting on Thursday. Houghton, who most recently served as a gaming agent supervisor with the Ohio Casino Control Commission, retired from the Wilmington Police Department in 2013 after 20 years. He is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/02/web1_-7084126035396367655-002-.jpgRobert Houghton, who has been serving as the Blanchester Police Department’s interim chief, was named police chief at a special council meeting on Thursday. Houghton, who most recently served as a gaming agent supervisor with the Ohio Casino Control Commission, retired from the Wilmington Police Department in 2013 after 20 years. He is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. Courtesy photo