UPDATE: Onalaska Police Chief resigns to pursue other opportunities

The Onalaska Police Department will likely soon have a new chief.

The City of Onalaska accepted the resignation of Police Chief Jeffrey Trotnic on Friday, February 23. In a letter to Mayor Chilson and Administrator Rindfleisch, Chief Trotnic indicated his desire to pursue other career opportunities, according to a press release from the City of Onalaska.

Assistant Police Chief Troy Miller will serve as interim Chief until a permanent replacement is found, which the Onalaska mayor says could take until mid-May.

Administrator Rindfleisch said, the City thanks Chief Trotnic for his many years of service and wishes him well in his future endeavors.

Trotnic served as chief since fall of 2008.