Jonesboro police officer retires after serving 32 years

Updated: Jun. 1, 2021 at 9:40 PM CDT
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - An era came to an end at the Jonesboro Police Department after one officer announced his retirement after serving for 32 years.

In a Facebook post, the department announced Corporal Brian Sawyer gave his final 10-7 on Monday, May 31.

An end of an era has taken place at the Jonesboro Police Department. Corporal Brian Sawyer gave his final 10-7 on...

Posted by Jonesboro Police Department on Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Sawyer started his career in February 1989, spending 11 years on patrol, serving as a K9 officer for two of those years.

He then became a school resource officer (SRO) and served in that role for 21 years.

His final event served was the Jonesboro High School’s Class of 2021 graduation ceremony.

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