MSMC names former Middletown chief as head of security



NEWBURGH – A former chief of police in the City of Middletown Police
Department has been appointed director of security and safety at Mount
Saint Mary College in Newburgh.

Matthew Byrne, who served as city chief for years until his retirement
in 2009, later went on to become deputy chief for the last seven years
with the Town of Mount Hope Police Department.

“His police career spans 24 years, and his experience leading a
large department in Orange County brings great value to the Mount,”
said college spokesman Matthew Frey. “Mr. Byrne possesses a profession
demeanor that will benefit both the security department and the college.”
Byrne will start on the job on Wednesday, February 25.

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