A deputy police chief from Illinois and a former Milwaukee Police Department captain are the two finalists for the Whitewater police chief job.

The city released the names Monday.

Michael J. Scott is a deputy chief of police for the village of Round Lake Beach, Illinois. Aaron M. Raap is an operations manager in security for Ascension Health in southeastern Wisconsin, according to a news release.

The city announced three finalists for the chief job Friday but said Monday that the third candidate had withdrawn for personal reasons.

Scott lives in McHenry, Illinois, and has more than 26 years of law enforcement experience, according to the release. He has a master’s degree in criminal justice from Governors State University, University Park, Illinois. He also graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.

Raap, of Milwaukee, is a former captain for the Milwaukee Police Department and also has more than 26 years of law enforcement experience, the release states. He has a bachelor’s degree in administration and a Master of Science degree in organizational leadership and quality from Marian University.

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