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Retirement party for Ridgeland PD Chief

July 24th will be Houston's last day as chief. He has four decades of law enforcement under his belt, including a 24-year stint with the Jackson Police Department.   Source: WLBT July 24th will be Houston's last day as chief. He has four decades of law enforcement under his belt, including a 24-year stint with the Jackson Police Department. Source: WLBT
He announced to aldermen in May, he was stepping down after 12 years of being the city's top cop, to become head of the Criminal Justice Department at Holmes Community College.   Source: WLBT He announced to aldermen in May, he was stepping down after 12 years of being the city's top cop, to become head of the Criminal Justice Department at Holmes Community College. Source: WLBT
RIDGELAND, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Plenty of hugs, handshakes and tears at Holmes Community College in Ridgeland Friday. That's where outgoing Ridgeland Police Chief Jimmy Houston's official retirement party was held.

He announced to aldermen in May, he was stepping down after 12 years of being the city's top cop, to become head of the Criminal Justice Department at Holmes Community College.

"It's very, very rewarding; more rewarding that these young officers showed up here today to say thank you and I appreciate everything you've done for me," said Houston. "That's what gets you in your heart."

July 24th will be Houston's last day as chief. He has four decades of law enforcement under his belt, including a 24-year stint with the Jackson Police Department.

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