NEVADA CITY, Calif. February 17, 2017 – Nevada City Police Chief Tim Foley resigned late Friday, effective immediately. He resigned for personal reasons.

Council Member Evans Phelps stated the city will appoint an Interim Chief at an upcoming council meeting and begin the recruitment process for  a new Chief immediately.

Council Member Valerie Moberg said, “I really want to thank him for his service to our community. He will be missed.”

Foley was appointed in 2013 by the City Council and started his job in February of 2014. Before coming to Nevada City, Foley spent 33 years in law enforcement, mainly in San Francisco.