RIDGELAND, Miss. ( WJTV)– After more than 33 years in service at the Ridgeland Authorities Department, Chief John Neal revealed his retirement reliable June 30, 2022.
Neal was worked with as a patrol officer by previous Chief Harold Acy on January 27, 1989. After serving in numerous functions, he was selected as Chief of Authorities in 2015.
” The Mayor and Board of Aldermen are extremely encouraging of our police efforts to keep Ridgeland safe. The relationship I have actually formed with the city leaders and administrators has actually definitely made my efforts a lot easier to browse,” stated Neal.
” Although there are no instant strategies in retirement, I will invest a little time capturing up on past due tasks and hanging out with my household. I am still young in the mind and will continue even more in my expert life, however there are extremely capable leaders within the department who are worthy of the opportunity to lead. I have actually been lucky to lead a number of tasks throughout the years to ideally much better our department, which chance must be paid for to those officers who have actually devoted their professions to Ridgeland, simply as I did,” he continued.