Melvin joined the Kimberly Police Department on May 10, 2006. He was offered the job of police chief in February 2007 after it was declined by interim chief Bill Isbell who demoted himself from sergeant to patrolman. Melvin succeeded former chief Kim Emerson, who resigned in November 2006. On March 27, 2009, Melvin abruptly resigned. He was replaced by Assistant Police Chief James Belding.
Bill Isbell (interim)
|Chief of Kimberly Police Department
- Stewart, Brannon(February 24, 2007) "Kimberly hires Melvin as police chief." Birmingham News
- Patterson, Melanie (April 1, 2009) "Kimberly seeks new police chief." North Jefferson News