City Hires Chief of Police – Eddie Wilson Copperas Cove, Texas – The City of Copperas Cove is pleased to announce Mr. Eddie Wilson has accepted the position of Chief of Police. He began serving as the Interim Chief of Police on April 15, 2016 and will officially promote to the Chief of Police on Saturday, December 10, 2016. Chief Wilson was born in South Korea and came to Copperas Cove as a military dependent in 1973. He graduated from Copperas Cove High School in 1985 and afterwards, attended Central Texas College while majoring in Criminal Justice. Chief Wilson joined the Copperas Cove Police Department in 1989 and attended the Central Texas Regional Police Academy where he graduated at the top of his class. During his career, Chief Wilson has worked at every rank within the department until promoting to Deputy Chief in 2012. He has served as a Detective, the SWAT Team Commander, a Police Instructor, and also spent time as the Interim Parks & Recreation Director. He holds a Master Peace Officer Certification, is a Certified Instructor, and is a graduate of the Law Enforcement Management Institute Leadership Command College. In his spare time, he enjoys physical fitness and has worked as a volunteer coach within the community for more than 30 years. Chief Wilson can be located at the Copperas Cove Police Department, 302 East Avenue E, and he can be contacted at email@example.com or (254)547-8222. For additional information please contact Kevin Keller at firstname.lastname@example.org or (254)547-4221.