Chief of Police
Patrol Bureau Commander
Colder is a retired federal law enforcement officer with 32 years of career leadership and investigative experience with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).
Colder was Special Agent in Charge for the DEA’s Washington, D.C., Field Division Office from February 2013 to May 2018. In this role, Colder directed all DEA operations throughout Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia and the District of Columbia.
Prior to this assignment, Colder was deputy chief inspector for the DEA’s Headquarters Inspections Division, Office of Professional Responsibility, from April 2009 to February 2012. While in this position, Colder led all domestic and foreign administrative and criminal internal affairs program operations at the DEA.
Captain Corder has been with the Huntington Police Department since 1997. During his tenure with HPD he has served in the positions of Shift Supervisor and Shift Commander of a Patrol shift and served on the SWAT team. Captain Corder has also served in the capacity of Downtown Coordinator as well as commanding the Special Emphasis Unit. He was made a Special Deputy U.S. Marshal and member of their C.U.F.F.E.D Fugitive Task Force. Captain Corder then served in the positions of both the Assistant Commander and Commander of the Criminal Investigation Bureau. His current assignment has him serving in the capacity of Patrol Bureau Commander.
$20,000 BONUS FOR ELIGIBLE CERTIFIED OFFICERS UPON SIGNING A 2-YEAR CONTRACT
BASE SALARY JULY 2021:$42,085
AVERAGE PATROLMAN SALARY with OT:$58,812
OVERTIME:Ample paid overtime available and encouraged
VACATION:2 weeks after 1 year3 weeks after 5 years4 weeks after 10 years 5 weeks after 15 years 6 weeks after 20 years