DENVER (KDVR) – The City of Denver’s Director of Public Safety will leave his position in January 2022.
Murphy Robinson moved on to direct in January 2020 and has held on to it for two challenging years during COVID-19 and riots.
“I did not approach this decision lightly. Being the Director of Public Safety has been one of the greatest honors of my life,” said Robinson. “I have been planning to leave for a while and wanted to give my successor enough time in their managerial life for them to make their mark and contribute in a meaningful way – just as I was fortunate to do. I couldn’t be more grateful to work alongside such incredible public servants. I am proud of all that we have achieved together, and I am confident that I will leave the Ministry in good hands. ”
Robinson has held a number of other positions for the City of Denver, including as Deputy Mayor twice appointed by Mayor Hancock in 2019 and 2021.
“In the four years since he joined my administration, Murphy has proven not only to be an outstanding public servant, but also a true asset to our city and residents,” said Hancock. . “He is a rising leader who never shies away from a challenge and approaches problem solving with a spirit of true collaboration and innovation. While I will miss his partnership and leadership, our community has benefited greatly from his time here. No matter how hard he tries in the future, I know he will give the same level of dedication that he has brought to the city. ”
A candidate to replace Robinson is expected to be announced in the next few days.
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