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Wheat Ridge Police Department appointed Lucas Hunt as the new supervisor for the Community Services Unit, which oversees Code Enforcement, Animal Control, Parks Enforcement, and Zoning and Development.

Hunt is a 30-year veteran police officer having served with the Chandler Police Department in Arizona for most of that time. He also served as the director of the Critical Incident Stress Management Team and supervised the Code Enforcement Unit as well as the Bike Team, K-9, Narcotics and Administrative units. 

Hunt is a graduate of Columbia Southern University and received his master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Waldorf University in Forest City, Iowa. He attended the Northwestern University Police Staff and Command School.