two top policemen retire from their roles
two top policemen are retiring this week after several decades
in their jobs.
Roger Tolley and Sgt Ian Kennett have both bid a farewell to colleagues
at Burnham Police Station this week.
said: "After 30 years of police service, the last 14 as a
Sergeant at Burnham, I am retiring as a police officer."
has been a pleasure for me and I leave with mixed feelings. I
would like to thank everyone who has given me support over the
years. This has helped make Burnham a safer place."
has been in the Avon and Somerset Constabulary for 33 years, starting
as a PC in Bristol and more recently working in Bridgwater, Taunton
has previously been awarded both the Constabulary's Long Service
and the Queen's Police Jubilee Award and said he would miss colleagues
within the force.
police spokeswoman told Burnham-On-Sea.com that an announcement
is due soon on how the roles will be filled at Burnham Police