Shon Barnes among 6 semifinalists considered to take over Chicago Police Dept. 

According to NBC15, Madison Police Dept. Chief Shon Barnes is one of six candidates named as semifinalists to take over the Chicago Police Dept.

The list will be narrowed again before a final decision is made. The six current candidates will undergo background checks by the city’s Civilian Office of Police Accountability, the agency to which Barnes belonged prior to working in Madison.

The other finalists include Chicago Counterterrorism Chief Larry Snelling, former Chicago Counterterrorism Chief Ernest Cato III, Street Deputy Migdalia Bulnes, Constitutional Policing and Reform Chief Angel Novalez, and Labor Relations Cmdr. Donna Rowling.