Interim Chief of Police
Rade Vanic was appointed as Interim Police Chief on June 1, 2021. He joined the Department in 1999 and has been assigned to District 3 (Pearl City/Waipahu), District 1 (Downtown/Chinatown), Criminal Investigation Division, Community Affairs Division, and Office of the Chief. As a Major, he commanded the Information Technology Division, District 3, and Professional Standards Office. As an Assistant Chief, he has led the Support Services and Administrative Bureaus.
Chief Vanic was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Hawaii and is currently working on a graduate degree.