Lebanon Police Department would like to announce the Promotion of Tony Bayles to the position of Assistant Chief. Newly appointed Asst. Chief Bayles has been with the Lebanon Police Department for 28 years. 18 of those years spent on the road including 8 as a Patrol Sergeant. After 18 years Bayles joined the Detective Division of LPD. Bayles spent 8 years in the Detective Division and finished as Captain of the Detective Division.
Bayles left the Detective Division and spent the last year as Major of Road Operations. Asst. Chief Bayles stated he is looking forward to his new role and hopes he can continue to help create a positive future for LPD and our community.
The Assistant Chief position became open after previous Asst. Chief Bailey decided to return to Patrol. Bailey served as Asst. Chief of LPD for 5 years.
The department would like to thank Bailey for his time in office and look forward to seeing him back on Patrol. The Major of Road Operations position will be filled at a later date. Another release will be sent at that time.