According to the La Crosse Police and Fire Commission, the next La Crosse police chief will be a current member of the department.
All three of the finalists to succeed departed chief Ron Tischer are currently captains with the department.
The finalists are: Jason Melby, Daniel Kloss and Shawn Kudron.
A fourth candidate, Brian Bassett who is deputy police chief in Southfield, MI was also a finalist, but has withdrawn his candidacy.
Interviews will be held on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 23 and 24.