Chief Alsleben was born at Sacred Heart Hospital and raised in the city's west end. Growing up, he participated in the Police Department’s PAL program and the Fire Department Explorer Post. After graduating from Allen High School, Chief Alsleben attended Penn State University to obtain a degree in Meteorology. While he was at main campus, he realized police work was his true passion and switched his major to Administration of Justice, graduating with Bachelor of Science degree.
Chief Alsleben was hired in March of 2000. As a new Patrolman, he was assigned to the first platoon. Two years later, he was transferred to the Vice Unit before transferring back to patrol. In 2007 patrolman Alsleben was transferred to the Police Academy and promoted to Sergeant one year later. Sergeant Alsleben assumed command of the Academy in 2012, and was named Assistant School Director. In December 2013 Alsleben was promoted to the rank of Captain of Patrol, and assumed command of PSA I, and later PSAA IV. Captain Alsleben coordinated all city special events for the department and was a member of the city’s Emergency Management team. In November 2016 Captain Alsleben was transferred to Administration where he assumed command of the Office of Professional Standards division and oversaw technology for the department.
Captain Alsleben was appointed Interim Chief in April of 2018.
Chief Alsleben is married, has two children, and a golden retriever.
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