Chief of Police
Chief Michael Conner was hired by the Vernonia Police Department in 2005. He began his Law Enforcement career in 2000 and has over 16 years of experience. Chief Conner was originally hired by the Vernonia Police Department as a Patrol Officer and was promoted to Patrol Sergeant in 2009. In 2010 Chief Conner was appointed as the acting Chief of Police and later accepted the permanent Chief's position in 2012. Chief Conner currently has Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Supervisory, and Management State Certifications.