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Media Release: Gov. Ricketts Congratulates Crime Commission Executive Director on Retirement

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Taylor Gage, 402-471-1970

Eric Maher, 402-471-1974


LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts congratulated Nebraska Crime Commission Executive Director Darrell Fisher on his retirement.  Fisher will retire on December 31, 2018.


“The Crime Commission has a great tradition of setting and maintaining high standards for Nebraska’s public safety agencies,” said Governor Ricketts.  “Darrell has done outstanding work helping create greater accountability for law enforcement, launching our new Victim Notification Service, and expanding Victims of Crime Act programming.  Thank you to Darrell for your service, and best wishes on a great retirement.”


Fisher has served the State of Nebraska for over 33 years.  His term as Executive Director of the Crime Commission began in 2014.  Earlier in his career, Fisher served in the Nebraska State Patrol for 28 years.


“It has been an honor to serve Governor Ricketts and the people of Nebraska at the Crime Commission and in the Nebraska State Patrol,” said Fisher.  “I am proud of the work we have done over the last several years, and am grateful for the team at the Crime Commission for their dedication to our mission.”


The Governor’s Office is accepting applications for the next Executive Director of the Nebraska Crime Commission until December 1, 2018.  Interested applicants should complete and submit the “Application for Executive Appointment” form, which can be found by clicking here.