LUDLOW, Mass. (WWLP) – The longtime spokesperson for the Ludlow Police Department has been named the new leader of the force.
Lieutenant Daniel Valadas has just been named the new chief of police in Ludlow.
Valadas is one of two lieutenants on the force, and has served as the department’s public information officer for many years.
He replaces Chief Pablo Madera, who retired in January after a 38-year career with the department.
Congratulations To Dan Valadas on his appointment as Chief of the Ludlow PD. Dan is a good friend and fellow HCC alum and will do a great job leading the Ludlow PD.— Chicopee Police (@ChicopeeMa_PD) May 28, 2020
Ofc Michael Wilk, PIO
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Valadas will be sworn in as chief on Wednesday, June 3 at 9:30 a.m. on the front steps of the Ludlow Town Hall. Town Clerk Kim Batista will swear him in.
Family members will be attending but we have to stay outside as the Town Hall remains closed.