JPD Chief Lee Vance retiring

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — Jackson Police Chief Lee Vance is leaving the department.

Officials tell WJTV that Vance is retiring.

After 30 years, his last day is December 31, 2017.

Below is a statement from the mayor about the Vance:

 “Chief Lee Vance will be retiring at the conclusion of the year. Both in my capacity as Mayor and prior to becoming Mayor, I’ve had great respect for Chief Vance. He has been an asset to the City and an asset to my family personally. We celebrate his thirty plus year career and an argument can be made that Chief Lee Vance is the best police chief that the City has seen to date.”

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