Robert McNeilly

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Robert McNeilly
Born 1951
Relatives Catherine (wife)
Police career
Department Pittsburgh Police, Elizabeth Twp. Police
Years of service 1977-2006 (Pittsburgh Police Department)
2006-present Elizabeth Police
Rank 1 Gold Star.svg - Pittsburgh Police Chief
April 2, 1996-January 2, 2006
1 Gold Star.svg - Elizabeth Twp. Police Chief
July 1, 2006-present

Robert McNeilly was a long-serving Pittsburgh Police leader after joining the force in 1977,[2] who served as Pittsburgh Police Chief from April 2, 1996 to January 2, 2006. He led the department through a U.S. Department of Justice consent decree in the mid-1990s. He was also active as a United States Coast Guard Reserves Chief Petty Officer from 1987 to 2011.[3] McNeilly is also a United States Marine Corps veteran. Since retiring from the Pittsburgh Police he has served as chief in the suburban Elizabeth department, being sworn in on July 1, 2006.[4] Before moving to Elizabeth a year later in 2007 he was a lifelong resident of the Brookline neighborhood in Pittsburgh.

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Preceded by
William Bochter
Pittsburgh Police Chief
Succeeded by
Dom Costa