*** MEDIA ADVISORY ***
DATE: Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012
TIME: 9-10 a.m.
PLACE: Massachusetts Room, Mullins Center
John K. Horvath, the new chief of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Police Department, will be formally sworn in during ceremonies attended by area police, local and UMass officials and other law enforcement personnel.
Horvath, who previously served as assistant chief of police in Hartford, assumed the leadership of the 62-officer UMass Police Department on Sept.