Hane, the former Brookfield police chief, was appointed to the Gaming Commission.

David Hane, Laclede, was appointed to the Missouri Gaming Commission by Governor Mike Parson on Jan. 7.

Hane is retired from the Brookfield Police Department where he served as police chief for 31 years. According to a press release from Gov. Parson’s office, Hane also previously served as the Brookfield city manager and is a past member and chairman of the Board of Directors for the North Missouri Drug Task Force and a past member and president of the Brookfield Area Chamber of Commerce. He has received the United States Attorney’s Award for Distinguished Service, the FBI Director Award for Outstanding Service, and the Missouri Police Chiefs Leadership Award. He has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Truman State University in Kirksville and is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia, and the FBI’s Central States Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar (9th Session) in Lawrence, Kan.