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Town of Campbell hires Gavrilos as new Chief of Police

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UPDATE: La Crosse Police Sergeant, Drew Gavrilos is slated to take over duties in the town of Campbell on August 3rd.

Gavrilos has been with the La Cross Police Department since 1996, and he worked with the U.S. Secret Service for two years. Gavrilos says that the opportunity to be a police chief is a dream come true.

"It's a career dream for me," Gavrilos said, "I've been in law enforcement almost 19 years, always kinda aspired to work my way up through the ranks, and being a chief was always a career goal for me. So to be able to do it and do it here in the La Crosse area is an absolute dream."

The town board also hired to more police officers, which brings the department to a full staff.


Town of Campbell officials confirm to WXOW that they have reached a verbal agreement to hire La Crosse Police Sgt. Drew Gavrilos as their new Chief of Police.

Those officials said that details of the final written contract were still being ironed out. 

Gavrilos would replace Tim Kelemen who left the department in 2014 after he pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor for using the town's computer equipment to harass a local political activist. 

According to town officials, Gavrilos would start in early August. 

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