BROOKINGS, S.D.(KBRK)- The new Brookings Chief of Police was sworn in Tuesday evening.
Michael Drake began his duties Monday. He was hired earlier this month after a national search.
Drake comes to Brookings from Gardiner, New York. He had been with the New York State Police for the past 26-years, most recently as a Major. Drake says he’s excited to be here.
Drake replaces former chief David Erickson who retired.