GPD needs new chief; Vigil to retire

After 30 years of service, Chief Marty Vigil has decided to retire from the Grants Police Department. This will be his second time retiring. “I think it’s time to move onto a different option in my life,” said Vigil.H e plans to take some time off before possibly trying something new. “Chief Vigil was a huge asset to our organization and more importantly, to the citizens of Grants,” said Lt. Moses Marquez. “He has been a mentor to many officers, myself included, and he will be missed.

Though none of us want to see him go, we are very happy for him to finally enjoy retirement.” Vigil will be leaving the police force at the end of the month. The city is currently accepting applications for a new police chief. The salary will depend upon the amount of experience previously gained.

 

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