The police chief of Kauai Police Dept. is running for office.
The Office of the County Clerk, Elections Division confirmed Friday that Darryl D. Perry filed nomination papers to officially become a candidate in the race for Kauai County Council.
There are seven at-large positions on the Council and, as of Friday, 15 people in addition to Perry have filed.
Perry is the seventh Chief of Police for Kauai and took over the department in 2007.
He was placed on leave for six weeks in 2012 in the wake of a hostile work environment complaint filed against two assistant chiefs.