Mayor Craig A. Moe has announced the death of retired Laurel Police Department Chief Robert M. Kaiser. Chief Kaiser died on Sunday, February 24, 2008 at his home in Indian Lakes, Florida. He was 76 years old.
Mayor Moe noted that Chief Kaiser began his career as a Police Officer and became Chief upon the appointment by Mayor Merrill L. Harrison in the mid-60s. Chief Kaiser served as Chief of Police until his retirement in 1987. Upon his retirement he relocated to Florida.
Chief Kaiser was best known for promoting a professional police department in every aspect from dealing with the public to the officer