The city of Wentzville has issued a press release announcing the appointment of Captain Kevin Pyatt as the city’s Acting Police Chief.
The appointment was made by Mayor Nick Guccione, with approval from the Board of Aldermen. The city will continue its search process for a permanent chief of police through the International Association of Chiefs of Police.
Pyatt has a degree in criminal justice and a Master’s in human resource management. He graduated from the FBI national academy in 1999. He has been with the Wentzville Police Department for 20 years and has worked in every position within the department.
“I look forward to working with Captain Pyatt and I’m proud of our Police Department,” Guccione said.