Chris Snyder

Jennifer Weingart / WVPE Public Radio


Elkhart’s new police chief says he will focus on accountability and transparency.

Chris Snyder was selected out of 16 applicants. He is a 21 year veteran of the Department. Most recently as a detective in the homicide unit and as the Public Information Officer.

He said his focus will be on restoring trust in the department. “The community in this area has made it abundantly clear that they want transparency and accountability and that is what they’re going to get starting today moving forward.”