Merced County Times Newspaper
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Chief Wilson steps up to help grow Fire Dept.

Merced's interim fire chief, Casey Wilson, has been in fire service for more than half his life and has no intention of leaving the Merced Fire Department which he joined nearly 19 years ago. He gives more than lip service to his role in fire protection and wants the longtime fire agency to grow and prosper in the years ahead. Wilson, 39,…

Interim chief impressed with MPD, community

Merced's new interim police chief, Craig Gundlach, only expects to be here somewhere between four and six months but his goal is to leave the Merced Police Department in even better shape when his stint is over. Gundlach, 53, has 31 years of law enforcement experience and retired in December 2019 as a captain with the Modesto Police…