Winnetka chief joins city colleges

January 25, 2011 4:57:04 PM PST
The police chief of north suburban Winnetka is leaving his post to take a job with City Colleges of Chicago.

Joe De Lopez led the Winnetka police department starting in 2002. Before that he was a 30-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department and had been considered for the superintendent's job.

He will now be the vice chancellor for safety and security for the city colleges.