Amarillo Police Chief Retiring

The Amarillo Police Department has announced the retirement of Chief Jerry Neal.

Neal has been the Amarillo police chief for 26 years, he was appointed to the position , February 16th, 1981.

He is one of the longest tenured police chiefs in Texas.

Chief Neal tells us it is time for him to move onto other things.

Amarillo City Manager Alan Taylor says the new chief of police will be appointed from within the police department.