Henrico County has appointed Eric D. English as chief of police, effective Monday, Sept. 14.
English comes to Henrico with more than 30 years of law enforcement experience, ranging from patrol to command staff. He served with the Richmond Police Department from 1989 to 2018, rising through the ranks to become deputy chief of operations in 2011 and deputy chief of support and business services in 2016. He was named Harrisonburg’s chief of police in September 2018.
English will succeed Humberto “Hum” Cardounel Jr. as Henrico’s chief.