NACOGDOCHES, TX (October 24, 2022): The city of Nacogdoches has selected Assistant Chief of Police Scott Weems to be the next Chief of Police. Weems has been the interim chief of police since the position came open. Weems was born and raised in the Nacogdoches community graduating from NISD in 1984. Weems attended Stephen F. Austin State University graduating in 1993 with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Criminal Justice. Weems began working at NPD in 1994 and now has over 28 years with the department. During his long tenure with NPD he has worked in patrol, criminal investigations, and professional standards. Chief Weems has recently graduated from the prestigious F.B.I. National Academy. Chief Weems has been married to his wife, Angie, for 30 years and has two grown children and two grandkids. “I am truly honored to lead the men and women of the Nacogdoches Police Department while continuing to serve the residents of the Nacogdoches community.” said Chief Weems. “Chief Weems is highly respected within the community and with the police department. I have no doubt he will do a great job.” said City Manager Mario Canizares.