Created: 02/06/2014 1:40 PM
Rio Rancho is one step closer to finding a new police chief.
At a council meeting Wednesday night, city manager Keith Riesberg nominated Albuquerque Police Department commander Michael Geier.
Mayor Thomas Swisstack also approved the nomination. Now, it will be up to the city council to approve Geier .
The starting salary for the Rio Rancho police chief is $117,000.