Oakwood public safety director departing, to be replaced internally

Sept 06, 2017
Ty Greenlees
Oakwood will appoint a new Public Safety Director after long-time director Alex Bebris leaves the department. TY GREENLEES / STAFF

Oakwood is losing a long-time city employee in November and will make an appointment from within the city to fill his void.

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Public Safety Director Chief Alex Bebris will leave his position with the city to pursue a new career, according to a news release. Alan Hill will be appointed to his new role Nov. 10.

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Oakwood Public Safety Director Alex Bebris. Photo: Kelli Wynn

Bebris held the position for the past 11 years, serving as police and fire chief.

Hill has been with the public safety department for 10 years — four as an officer and six as a captain.

Oakwood’s public safety director oversees both fire/EMS and police services.