Retiring Vermilion police sergeant of 35 years asks son to carry 'family torch’ during final radio call (video)

Retiring Vermilion police sergeant of 35 years asks son to carry 'family torch’ during final radio call (video)
Happy retirement, Sergeant Jeff Chandler (Source: Facebook)

VERMILION, Ohio (WOIO) - On Monday, police sergeant Jeff Chandler signed off for the last time in his 35-year career serving Vermilion residents.

During his final shift, Chandler made his last radio call as a member of the police department and asked that his son, Patrolman Chandler, continues his dedication in law enforcement.

Chandler’s son and his fellow officers responded with congratulatory dispatches.

Today, 07/01/19, Sgt. Jeff Chandler retired after 35 years of service with the Vermilion Police Department. We thank Sgt. Chandler for his dedicated service and over 20 years of leadership as a Sergeant. We wish him the best of luck on his future.

Posted by City of Vermilion Police Department on Monday, July 1, 2019

The last transmission was done to the tune of Harry Chapin’s “Cat’s in the Cradle.”

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