ALTON - The retirement of Deputy Chief Terry Buhs from the Alton Police Department was announced on Thursday at a promotion and retirement party.

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Deputy Chief Buhs was on the police department for 30 years.

Buhs said, "I will miss working alongside the other officers ."

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Starting Monday retired Deputy Chief Buhs will start a different job with the City Of Alton, he will be the Building and Zoning Supervisor.

During the retirement ceremony, Alton Police Chief Jake Simmons presented Deputy Chief Buhs with a plaque of thank you for 30 years of dedication.

PB&PA Alton Unit 14 president Andrew Pierson presented Buhs with a plaque and retired badge.

After the ceremony, they had a final 10-42 call where all the police officers gave encouraging words over the radio.

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