Casey Carlson has been appointed the new police chief for Butte College. Carlson, who resides in Paradise with his wife and three children has lived in Butte County for four years.
“It’s great up here,” says Carlson, who was born in Southern California. “I really enjoy working in Butte County; the people here are friendly and the community is a great place to live and raise a family.”
Carlson came aboard in mid-March following four years as a Supervising Ranger for California State Parks, Lake Oroville.
Carlson started with California State Parks, Southern California, as a Ranger in 1998 and was promoted to Lieutenant in 2006. At that time he relocated to the high desert in Lancaster, California. He received his education at Ventura Community College, Front Range College in Ft. Collins, Colorado and Cal State Northridge.