On July 20, Meridian Township Manager Frank Walsh announced Ken Plaga as the new Meridian Township police chief.
“I am excited to continue to work for the community in my new capacity as chief,” said Plaga. “We have a department full of incredible men and women, and I look forward to continuing to work with them and the community.”
Plaga has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Michigan State University and a master’s in Public Administration from Western Michigan University. He has served in the Meridian Township Police Department since September 1995.
“I am proud to recommend Ken Plaga as our next police chief. I trust Ken beyond words to lead our department going forward,” said Walsh. “We had three outstanding finalists, and I want to thank them for their strong desire to serve Meridian Township.”