Maj. Mark Ecton has been named the new assistant police chief for Dayton. City officials made the announcement Wednesday.
Maj. Ecton replaces Col. Robert Chabali, who retired earlier this year after serving more than 35 years with the Dayton Police Department. Ecton is a lifelong resident of Dayton and joined the department in 1987. He’s held the rank of Major since 2002.
For the last four years, he’s been the department’s Chief of Staff where he’s overseen day-to-day operations of the city’s police.