New Clovis Top Cop: ‘I Have Greatest Job in the Nation’

First, Curt Fleming's wife, Jackie, and their 9-year-old son, Aiden, pinned on his badge. Then, by raising his right hand and swearing an oath to protect and serve, Fleming took his place as the Clovis chief of police at a ceremony Monday at police headquar...
Composite photo of a Clovis Police car and new Police Chief Curt Fleming

Clovis Quickly Identifies Its New Chief of Police

Curt Fleming will assume command of the Clovis Police Department on Aug. 3, succeeding Matt Basgall who announced his retirement date in late May. “Captain Fleming is a natural leader and an innovative professional with a clear understanding of emerging law...

Chief Praises Slain Officer, Scolds California Lawmakers

SACRAMENTO — A police chief briefly scolded California lawmakers Monday for "making it more difficult for us" as he honored an officer whose slaying entered the national debate over immigration last year. "Ron knew he was the protector between good and evil...