by April Scheinoha
Pennington County Constable Ray Kuznia has actually officially revealed his retirement. Kuznia will continue serving up until Jan. 3, 2023, when his follower takes control of. The Pennington County Board accepted Kuznia’s retirement at its conference Tuesday, May 10.
” In one sense, it’s going to be difficult to leave because this has actually been my entire life,” stated Kuznia, who has actually invested his whole police profession with the constable’s workplace. He started operating in police in 1987 and ended up being constable 12 years earlier. Besides being a hubby, daddy and grandpa, Kuznia described his task as constable as the best achievement of his life.
Kuznia thanked the board and he voiced his gratitude for his personnel. “My personnel has actually been and continues to be the main strength behind achieving the objective of keeping the general public safe,” he composed in his retirement letter. “I have total self-confidence in them in addition to the managers who lead them.”
The constable’s workplace has actually accomplished lots of achievements throughout the years. “We now have 24/7 police service to county locals, a reformatory that serves its locals while it houses prisoners from other counties, and a modern dispatch,” he composed in his retirement letter. “This spring, we will see a brand-new civil defense siren set up at Nation Estates along Smiley Bridge roadway, which indicates all trailer courts are covered by the civil defense system in Pennington County.”
Kuznia likewise thanked his household, specifically his better half, Jodi. “Being your constable has actually never ever been simply a task, it was a way of life,” Kuznia composed in the letter. “This way of life often left my location empty throughout vacations or household events when I needed to react to my sworn task. The assistance of my household was necessary to my service, and it has actually affected them. A constable’s partner frequently should take their location in these household scenarios.”
In retirement, Kuznia prepares to invest more time with his household, specifically his grandkids.
While making his official statement, Kuznia stated he wished to provide possible prospects a chance to declare the position. The filing duration for county positions is Tuesday, May 17 through Tuesday, May 31.