Chief Stephan Wilder will be retiring on March 3rd. There will be an open house event at the North Canton Civic Center, 845 West Maple Street this Friday, March 3rd between Noon and 3 p.m. for anyone wanting to thank him for his service and wish him well.
Chief Wilder began his law enforcement career with the City in 1981 as an unpaid auxiliary officer. In 1983, he was hired as a part time patrolman. His full time service to the citizens of North Canton began in 1986 as a full time patrolman, leading to lieutenant in 1996 and Chief of Police on May 29, 2011. Stephan’s well-respected years of service were characterized by hard work, dedication, and sense of community.