Northern Ireland’s top cop has said he will retire in June. From his Twitter post:
I have today informed @NIPolicingBoard of my intention to retire at the end of June. It’s been a huge honour to have served the public through policing for almost 34 years & undoubtedly the greatest privilege of my career has been to serve as Chief Constable of @PoliceServiceNI
— Sir George Hamilton (@SirGHamilton) January 28, 2019
According to his Wikipedia page, he is only 51, seems quite young to retire? But if you had a 200k salary and a rather handsome pension you might be tempted to have an easier life.
Heading the PSNI is no easy task and George Hamilton has always seemed a straight-talking fair-minded guy who was always willing to engage and give straight answers. In these turbulent times, his steady capable presence will be missed.
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