Part Time and Auxiliary Officers

Officer (Retired Chief) Mary Kendrick began her career with the Sterling Police Department in 1985 as a Reserve Officer.  In 1996, Chief Kendrick went to work full time as a Patrol Officer for the Police Department.  In 2012, Mary was appointed Chief of Police until her retirement in 2017.  Later that year, Mary came back to work for the Police Department and serves as a part time Officer.  Officer Kendrick also serves as a part time Officer for the Chase Police Department.  

Officer Christopher (Chris) Mclain has worked part time for the Sterling Police Department since 2018. Officer McLain works for the Kansas Department of Corrections and currently serves as an Investigator.  Additionally, Officer McLain previously served as a Patrol Officer for the Salina Police Department.   

Officer Justin Holliday has worked part time for the Sterling Police Department since 2015.  Officer Holliday currently serves as the Chief of Police for the Lyons Police Department.  Officer Holliday has worked for the Elkhart Police Department, Haskell County Sheriff's Office, Rice County Sheriff's Office, and served as Sheriff in Morton County. 

Officer Max Bryant has worked part time for the Sterling Police Department since 2017.  Officer Bryant is a full time Deputy Sheriff for the Rice County Sheriff's Office.  In addition, Officer Bryant is a volunteer fireman for Lyons Fire Department and works part time for Rice County EMS.  

Officer Tom Reazin has worked part time for the Sterling Police Department since 2012.  Officer Reazin was a Deputy Sheriff for the Rice County Sheriff's Office and Pratt County Sheriff's Office prior to going into full time ministry.  Officer Reazin currently serves as the Pastor for the Ellinwood United Methodist Church.  

Chaplain Kendal Connor has served the Sterling Police Department since 2012.  Chaplain Connor is the Pastor of the Sterling Assembly of God Church.  Previously, Chaplain Connor worked in education for 22 years. Chaplain Connor is the Chaplain for Sterling Village and works with Freedom Challenge Ministry at the Hutchinson Correctional Facility.