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Retiring Officer Gives Final Radio Call, "Handing the Torch" to his Son

An officer with the Vermillion (OH) Police Department made his final radio call Monday morning and in his prepared remarks "handed the family torch over to Unit 450," his son.

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Veteran NYPD Chief Dies by Suicide Before Mandatory Retirement

An NYPD deputy chief fatally shot himself while sitting in an unmarked patrol car Wednesday, just weeks before his scheduled mandatory retirement.

Video: Retiring Officer Gets Emotional Send-Off from Family in Final 10-7 Call

An officer with the Winslow (AZ) Police Department received a wonderful final reception from his three sons during his final 10-7 radio call on Friday.

Florida Department Celebrates K-9's Retirement

Officers with the Jupiter (FL) Police Department are celebrating the successful career of one of its K-9s.

Video: Massachusetts Officer Retires with Emotional Final Radio Call

For 41 years, Officer Steve Zecco of the Leicester Police Department served his community. On Friday he entered into retirement with an emotional final radio call.

How To Retire a Police K-9

Handlers and agencies should decide early on who will be taking on which costs and responsibilities for a dog retiring from law enforcement work.

Video: Retiring Tennessee Officer Makes Final Radio Call to Dispatcher Daughter

After 25 years of service with the Chattanooga Police Department, Officer Austin Garrett signed off for the final time on Friday. Austin's daughter, Haley, was the Hamilton County 911 Emergency Communications District Dispatcher on the other end of that emotional call.

Wyoming Officer Wounded in 2018 Gunfight Decides to Retire

According to Laramie Live, 27-year-old Jacob Carlson is retiring to focus on his health and his family, saying, "Both my physical and mental health have steadily declined."

Boston's Famous "Bullpen Cop" to Retire from the Department

The officer with the Boston (MA) Police Department who was made instantly famous for his unbridled emotional response to a David Ortiz game-tying grand slam in the eighth inning of Game 2 of the American League Championship Series is scheduled to retire this month.

Veteran California Officer Retires after 50+ Years of Service

Ron McDonald passed the 50-year milestone in 2015, but has decided in 2018 that it's finally time to stop working.