The West Reading Police Department could hire a new police chief as early as next week.
Interviews were conducted Tuesday with three final candidates, according to multiple borough officials and department sources.
The finalists were identified by sources as Reading Police Department Capt. Steven Powell, who heads the city’s patrol division; former long-time Wyomissing detective Dan Billings, now director of security at St. Joseph Medical Center; and an unnamed officer from the Philadelphia area.
Reached Wednesday, Powell and Billings confirmed that they had interviewed for the chief’s spot, but declined to comment further.