Police Chief Tom Armstrong (Retired) of Easttown Township Police Department, has been hired to help increase market share for public safety software provider MetroAlert. The company, based in Wayne, Pa., currently serves more than 450 law enforcement agencies in Pennsylvania and New Jersey,
Chief Armstrong joins MetroAlert as a senior representative tasked with providing solutions to meet agency needs.
“Chief Armstrong will be an excellent addition to our team,” said Tony Iannacone, founder and president of MetroAlert. “As a former police chief, he truly understands our customers, their challenges and their need to run their departments more efficiently and effectively than ever before. He was also a long-time user of our software and has a thorough understanding of what our solution can do to help public safety professionals to more easily do their jobs and better protect the communities in which they serve.”
Chief Armstrong spent more than three decades with the Easttown Township Police Department in Chester County, Pa., where he was Chief of Police for 13 years. After retiring in 2009, Chief Armstrong joined the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association (PCPA) as the Member Services Coordinator for four years. There he coordinated statewide police testing, executive search and consulting services, and served as the legislative affairs liaison for this statewide non-profit professional association.
Chief Armstrong remains an active member of PCPA as well as the International Association of Chiefs of Police, FBI National Academy Associates, Police Chiefs Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania and Chester County Police Chiefs Association, among other organizations. He earned his B.S. degree in criminal justice administration from Bellevue University and an associate degree in forest technology from The Pennsylvania State University.