City of Ellsworth Management Team
City Manager / Police Chief
Chief Moshier has been for the Ellsworth Police Department since 2004. Moshier spent 5 years in patrol specializing in OUI enforcement and becoming a DRE. Moshier was promoted to Sergeant in 2009 where he supervised the patrol division for 8 years. In 2016 Sergeant Moshier was promoted to Captain where he served as the second in command of the department. In 2017 Moshier was promoted to Chief of Police and currently heads the 21 person department.
Dep. Chief Bires has been working for the Ellsworth Police Department since 1990. Bires worked his first 13 years in patrol specializing in OUI enforcement and becoming the departments first DRE. Bires was assigned to MDEA in 2004 and spent 14 years as an agent and assistant supervisory agent with the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency. In 2017 Bires was promoted to Captain and currently serves as the Departments second in command.