SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The city of Saratoga Springs has a new police chief. Public Safety Commissioner Jim Montagnino named Lt. Tyler McIntosh as the city’s new chief.

He’s replacing Shane Crooks, who is retiring after working in law enforcement for more than 25 years.

“I am very honored and humbled to be afforded the opportunity to serve the extraordinary community of Saratoga Springs and the outstanding members of the Police Department as the Chief of Police,” said McIntosh. “I would like to thank Commissioner of Public Safety Jim Mantagnino, Deputy Public Safety Commissioner Jason Tetu, Chief Shane Crooks, the Saratoga Springs Police Command Staff, and members of the Department for having the trust and confidence in me to fulfill the great duties and responsibilities required of the Chief.  I look forward to the opportunity and continuing to serve the flourishing City of Saratoga Springs and leading the exceptional members of the Police Department with the utmost Honor, Integrity, and Respect.”