Sioux Falls police chief announces retirement

SIOUX FALLS (AP) – The police chief of Sioux Falls will retire in July after six years in the position.

Police Chief Matt Burns will leave his post on July 23, the Argus Leader reported. His 25-year career at the department started as a patrol officer and included roles as a SWAT team member, detective and assistant chief. He was appointed police chief in 2015.

“I have been privileged to serve the Sioux Falls community alongside the incredible men and women of the Sioux Falls Police Department,” Burns said in a statement.



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