Previous Chief's





The following is a list of the persons who have served as Chief of the Syracuse Police Department since the department was formed in 1876:

George Ray					1876 - 1921
Adam Darr					1921 - 1926
Orland Stiffler	 				1926
Jerry Hammond					1927
George Ruby					1927 - 1929
Charles Rentfrow				1930 - 1937
Madison McPherson				1937 - 1940
Ocal Craft					1940 - 1944
Bert Cripe					1944 - 1948
C.T. Kline					1949 - 1952
James Gilbert					1952 - 1956
Max Miller					1956 
Don Enyeart					1956 - 1964
Dan Granger					1965 - 1968
Orville Vander Ryden				1968 - 1973
Dale Sparklin					1973 - 1975
Ron Robinson					1975 - 1978
Louis Mediano					1979
Robert Houser					1979 - 1982
William Selvey					1983
Warren Swartz					1983 - 1985
Robert Ziller					1985 - 1995
William Endler					1996 - 2000
Thomas Perzanowski				2000 - 2005
Anthony W. Ciriello				2005 - 2015
James M. Layne					2015 - Present