The City of Central Point will host a ceremony to officially swear in the city's new chief of police at 7 p.m. today, at the City Council Chambers, 140 S. Third St.

The City of Central Point will host a ceremony to officially swear in the city's new chief of police at 7 p.m. today, at the City Council Chambers, 140 S. Third St.

Police Chief Jon D. Zeliff will formally hand over leadership to Capt. Kristine Allison, capping the end of Zeliff's 27-year career.

The event is open to the public.

Central Point Mayor Hank Williams will administer the oath of office.

Allison started her law enforcement career in 1992, and has served as patrol officer, field training officer, detective, lieutenant and operations commander.