Canyon Police Chief Bobby Griffin resigns after 24 years

After 24 years with the Canyon Police Department, Chief Bobby Griffin announces he will be retiring May 31st.

Griffin began his career with the Amarillo Police Department in 1972.

The City of Canyon appointed him chief of police in 1985.

Canyon City Manager Randy Criswell says they have not began the process of searching for a new chief.

However, he says they do have one good candidate in the Canyon Police Department who could be given the role as police chief.