Kevin Morris will take over the job once current chief Dennis Culak retires at the end of the month.
Morris has a bachelors and masters degree from Sam, and has worked full-time for the department since 1993.
Chief Culak has been with Sam's police department for more than three decades and the chief since 2005.
He's retiring to spend time with his family.
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