The City of New Ulm has appointed a new chief of police.

Pictured is Mayor Robert Beussman, newly appointed Chief Dave Borchert and Retired Chief Myron Wieland.

City officials say Dave Borchert has served with NUPD since 1999 and he has held the position of Police Commander for the past nine years.

He replaces Retired Chief Myron Wieland, who was a member of NUPD for over thirty years.