A spokesperson for the Laguna Beach Police Department has confirmed that 60 year-old Police Chief Paul Workman will soon be retiring.
The 38-year veteran has been leading the department for the past five years, they said, noting those who have worked alongside him throughout his tenure say he will be missed.
Workman started his career in law enforcement when he became a reserve officer in 1975. From there, he took a full time position and enrolled in the police academy.
During his time with the LBPD the soon-to-be-retiring Chief worked in a number of different roles including captain and eventually, interim chief.
City officials say he has been a trusted leader who has been very good at his job. They went onto say his leadership within the Laguna Beach PD will be missed.
The city has not yet said if they have narrowed the candidate pool in terms of hiring a replacement, but they have said the process will be thoughtful.
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