On June 27, 2017 T. Michael Beaty was unanimously appointed as Police Superintendent of the Tredyffrin Township Police Department. He will officially begin his new post on July 10th with an official swearing in ceremony to take place at the Board of Supervisors’ meeting on July 17th. Tredyfrrin mainly consists of the communities of Paoli and Chesterbrook.
Beaty most recently served as the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy since January 2016 where he managed an organization of 110 sworn deputies and 25 civilians. In that capacity, he introduced new technology solutions to improve efficiency and implemented an improved policy management system to align with current law and best practices.
Prior to joining the sheriff’s department, Beaty served as Chief of Police for the Whitemarsh Township Police Department where he served for 30 years. During that time, he was a patrol officer, served as a fieldtraining officer and was a member of the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Montgomery County Drug Task Force. In 1993, Beaty was promoted to detective in the investigation division where he served for seven years. He also served as the Bureau of Narcotics Investigation Drug Task Force Coordinator. In 2003, Beaty was appointed to lead a patrol platoon before successive promotions to sergeant and eventually lieutenant in 2007. Mr. eaty also led the department’s accreditation effort, resulting in a successful accreditation award from the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission.
Beaty is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Temple University.
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