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Monument announces new Chief of Police

Posted at 12:02 PM, Jan 22, 2020

MONUMENT — The Town of Monument has a new Chief of Police.

It was announced Wednesday that Cristian “Sean” Hemingway will be the new Police Chief of the Monument Police Department.

“It is an honor to be chosen as the Chief for Monument Police Department. I consider Colorado a second home and I look forward to relocating to here and to continue to build on the partnerships that have been made with the community and Town staff," Hemingway said.

Hemingway served 22 years as a Police Major with the City of Pembroke Pines, Florida and most recently served six years as the Chief of Police for the Town of Bay Harbor Islands, Florida

“Mr. Hemingway has served in similar communities as Monument over his 30-year law enforcement career. He is a well-rounded law enforcement professional who has implemented modern programs into the communities that he has led. He believes in the philosophy of community policing and we believe he will continue to improve our public presence in our community. We look forward to serving with Mr. Hemingway to provide continued leadership for the members of the Town of Monument Police Department," Town Manager Mike Foreman said.

Hemingway is a graduate of the Barry University, with a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration and holds a graduate degree in Criminal Justice from Florida State University. Hemingway and his wife, Carmen, have three sons; Griffin, Ethan, and Lucas.

In his spare time, he enjoys football, hiking, mountain biking, camping, snow skiing and coaching/mentoring youth through community sports programs.

Hemingway will begin his new assignment on February 3, 2020.