The way Mark Farrall sees it, public service is just part of the family business.

His father, Kenneth, served more than a decade as fire chief for Aetna Hose, Hook and Ladder Company and later worked as Newark's fire marshal. His brother worked as a police officer and park ranger for the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control.

NPD promotion ceremony

Mark Farrall is promoted to deputy chief in 2017, joined by wife Gretchen and daughter Grace.

Mark Farrall

Mark Farrall, pictured speaking at a community forum last year, will serve as Newark’s next police chief.

NPD anniversary

Mark Farrall speaks during the Newark Police Department’s 150th anniversary celebration in 2017.

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