Chief Christopher J. Noga was appointed the city's 6th Chief of Police on January 10, 2006. He began his career in law enforcement while working on his undergraduate degree at Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, OH. In 1990 at age 20, he was hired as a dispatcher for BW's Department of Safety and Security and served additionally as a patrol officer and sergeant during his 4 and a half years with that department. Upon completing his Bachelor's degree in 1995, Chris accepted a position as a police officer with the Cleveland State University Police Department. He joined the Twinsburg Police Department in March 1997. As a patrol officer, Chris served in other capacities including field training officer, Explorer Post advisor, Neighborhood Watch advisor, and bicycle patrol officer. Chris was promoted to sergeant in November 2001 and served as a patrol supervisor until December 2003 when he transferred into the Detective Bureau to serve as the department's detective bureau commander and lead public information officer.
Chief Noga earned a Master's degree in criminal justice from Boston University in 2004 and is one of the first graduates from BU's prestigious distance learning program. Additionally, he has certifications in mastering organizational effectiveness and strategic organizational leadership and master certification in human resources management from Villanova University. He resides in Twinsburg with his wife and 2 children and is involved in a number of community activities including Scouting and the Twinsburg / Nordonia American Cancer Society Relay for Life.