Colchester appoints new police chief

Chief Doug Allen

COLCHESTER, Vt. (WCAX) The town of Colchester will soon have a new police chief.

Doug Allen has been appointed to lead the department. Jennifer Morrison, the current police chief, will be retiring. Allen has 34 years of law enforcement experience and has worked for the Colchester Police Department since 1984.

Allen with be the fourth chief in the department’s 50-year history. He takes over as chief next month.