Fort Mitchell Police chief to retire at end of year

Kenton Hornbeck
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The City of Fort Mitchell is searching for a new head of the Police Department as current Chief of Police Andrew Schierberg has announced his retirement.

Schierberg’s retirement as Chief of Police will come at the end of 2022. He was appointed to the position in 2016.

“I have sincerely appreciated the opportunity to serve the community where I grew up,” Schierberg said. “I want to thank our residents for their constant support. I will retire knowing we have a team of dedicated, community-oriented officers who will continue to serve you every day.”

Schierberg began his law enforcement career in 2003 with the Kenton County Police where he served for 13 years.

In addition to his career in law enforcement, Schierberg served as an acting city administrator for Fort Mitchell in 2020 while the city searched for a permanent administrator. Schierberg is also a graduate of Northern Kentucky University’s Chase College of Law and he served as the president of the Northern Kentucky Police Chiefs Association.

Upon retirement, Schierberg intends to grow his law practice in elder law and estate planning.

“I appreciate Chief Schierberg’s service and commitment to the City of Fort Mitchell,” said Mayor Jude Hehman. “We wish him all the best in his future endeavors as he enters his retirement from law enforcement.”

The City of Fort Mitchell now begins the hiring process for its next Chief of Police. The City says the position is currently open to all qualified applicants and notification can be found on the City’s website at

For more information, contact Fort Mitchell City Administrator Edwin King at (859) 331-1212 or at [email protected].

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