Rizzi one of three finalists for Spokane Police Chief

Rizzi one of three finalists for Spokane Police Chief

Yakima Police Chief Dominic Rizzi, Jr. is on the short list to become the next police chief in Spokane.

Rizzi, along with two finalists, James Dermody, a captain in the Seattle Police Department and Robert Lehner, the chief of police in Elk Grove, California, will visit Spokane next Wednesday for interviews with several panels, followed by a public reception.

The interview panels will focus on a variety of subjects including leadership, community engagement, community oriented policing, business operations and finance.