Attorney General-Elect Josh Shapiro Appoints Chief William Kelly to Senior Agent In Charge

…In addition to today’s appointments of the division chiefs, Shapiro also announced that Abington Township Police Chief and Emergency Management Coordinator Bill Kelly will become Senior Agent in Charge overseeing all agents in OAG.

 “Chief Bill Kelly is a highly respected law enforcement official in Pennsylvania, and we’re delighted that he has agreed to become our senior agent in charge of more than 250 law enforcement agents in our office,” Shapiro said. “Bill brings integrity and expertise to his new post.” 

Abington Chief Kelly will serve as Senior Agent in Charge of more than 250 agents in the Office of Attorney General, including agents in the bureaus of criminal investigations, narcotics investigations and special investigations. Chief Kelly has more than 44 years of law enforcement experience, including 34 years as a police chief in Ohio and Pennsylvania.

“As Chief of Police in Abington Township, I came to know Josh Shapiro and work closely with him in his role as chairman of the Montgomery County commissioners,” Kelly said. “Attorney General-Elect Shapiro is smart, ethical and driven to do the right thing – the same qualities I hope to bring to this new role leading every agent in the Office of Attorney General.”

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