Patrolman Robb Bell is a native of Hamilton who graduated from Hamilton High School. He joined his hometown police department in Sept. 2005 after serving in the U.S. Marine Corps and with several other local law enforcement agencies.
After 6 ½ years on the force, Bell is in line for a big promotion. He will take over as Police Chief on July 1, 2012.
Bell will replace Walt Sellens, who is retiring after 35-years with the department. Sellens served as a patrolman and a sergeant before becoming chief in 1986.