RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) – Rio rancho has chosen a new police chief and he’s a local.
The city says that out of 70 applicants, Mike Geier, a long time Albuquerque police officer, has been chosen for the job.
He’s signed a tentative agreement that agrees to pays him $117,000 a year.
The city council will vote on the choice February 12.
Police Chief Robert Boone announced in September that he was retiring.
He held the post for nearly nine years.