J.P. Bevering has been in law enforcement since 1988 and has been with the White Settlement Police Department since 1992.
Chief Bevering has served in every division within the police department. He began as a Patrol Officer and Field Training Officer and was promoted to Sergeant in 1995. As a Sergeant he supervised each patrol shift and served as a detective in the Criminal Investigation Division. He was promoted to Lieutenant in 2003 and served as the Criminal Investigations Lieutenant, the Patrol Division Lieutenant, and the Support Services Lieutenant.
Chief Bevering is a graduate of Midwestern State University. He is also a graduate of the Bill Blackwood Leadership Command College and the FBI National Academy 235th session.
Promotion to Chief of Police
Chief Bevering was sworn in as the Chief of Police on May 11, 2015.