News-Press/Steve Stefanides/Sun Times

Published: Jul 25, 2014 11:07 AM EDT

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- Marco Island has appointed Al Schettino as acting police chief.

Schettino has been in law enforcement for 37 years, and has been with the Marco Island Police Department since 2005.

This comes as the previous police chief, Don Hunter, stepped down in June after three years in the position. Before that, Hunter spent 30 years with the Collier County Sheriff's Office, including 20 years as a sheriff.