A news release from Union City this afternoon:
The City of Union City has named Darryl McAllister as the new Deputy Police Chief, effectiveSeptember 6. He will be introduced at the City Council meeting on September 10.
In his new role, McAllister will work closely with Chief Brian Foley, who was appointed in 2012. This newly created position will help relieve Command staff of several administrative tasks and move forward with various planning initiatives and new projects. McAllister will also assume the duties of Acting Police Chief in the Chief’s absence.
McAllister is currently a Captain for the Hayward Police Department. He has served that department for over 30 years, having started his career as a police cadet. Darryl is known as a very qualified and experienced police professional who is active in the community and dedicated to the concept and practice of community policing.
According to Chief Foley, “Darryl possesses the skills, knowledge and personality necessary to be very successful in this new position. He is community oriented, approachable and well respected by his colleagues. The positive relationships he has built with other agencies in our region will prove beneficial as the Union City Police Department works to meet the challenges facing law enforcement today and into the future.”
McAllister holds a Masters of Arts degree in Law Enforcement Administrative Development from Alliant International University (Center for Forensic Studies) and a Bachelors of Science in Occupational Studies from California State University, Long Beach.