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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Press Release: Millcreek Supervisors Unanimously Vote For New Deputy Police Chief

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For Immediate Release – Nov. 16, 2022 

Millcreek Township Names New Deputy Chief of Police

MILLCREEK, P.A – Millcreek Township supervisors voted unanimously to promote Captain Carter Mook to deputy chief of police. Deputy Mook is expected to assume the role of police chief immediately following the planned retirement of Chief Heidt on Jan. 31, 2023. 

Millcreek Township thanks Chief Heidt for maintaining a secure and steady Millcreek in his multiple years of service. 

Chosen in an internal interview process among other highly qualified candidates. Mook is a 28-year veteran of the Millcreek Police Department. He has spent his entire career in the Patrol Division. Mook received a promotion to corporal in 2005. He served as a field training officer and patrol supervisor. 

In 2006 Mook became the department’s traffic section commander. In this position, Mook assumed the role of lead traffic investigator and with it, the rank of sergeant. He became an accredited crash re-constructionist and served the department for 15 years in the investigation of motor vehicle accidents. 

In 2009 Mook rose to lieutenant in patrol and commanded the 1st Platoon for 5 years. The 1st Platoon was comprised of 13 officers. 

Mook received the captain promotion in 2014. Here, he commanded the patrol division for 9 years. The patrol division is comprised of 47 officers. He also assumed the role of incident commander for the SWAT team. While serving as the patrol commander, Mook has furthered his leadership skills and is a 2022 graduate of the FBI’s Law Enforcement Executive Development Association’s Trilogy program. 

The entirety of Millcreek Township and the Millcreek Police Department supports Deputy Chief Mook and his experience leading the force.  


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