Pearl Police Chief Tim Sarrett to retire

PEARL, Miss. (WJTV) — Pearl Police Chief Tim Sarrett is getting to retire at the end of the month.

He posted the announcement Monday on his Facebook page.

Chief Sarrett has worked in law enforcemnt for more than 30 years. Sarrett said he is submitting a letter to current Mayor Brad Rogers about his retirement which will become effective on June 30 at 5 p.m.

The City of Pearl will soon have a new mayor. Jake Windham beat his opponents in the June general election. He will have the opportunity to appoint some positions.

We’re told that the two came to a mutual agreement about Sarrett’s retirement.

WJTV reached out to Mayor-Elect Jake Windham and he released this statement:

I have had the pleasure of knowing Chief Tim Sarrett for most of my life. He was one of my first supervisors at the Pearl Police Department many years ago. I caught wind of his possible retirement during the Law Fit competition over the weekend, and spoke with Chief Sarrett yesterday. I wish him well on his retirement, and hope to use his immense knowledge of police work and our city as I transition into my role as Mayor of the City of Pearl.

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