Menifee police Chief Walsh outlines his goals before retiring in July

Menifee police Chief Pat Walsh sits at his desk outlining his plans to continue building the department after his retirement in July. Valley News/Tony Ault photo
Menifee police Chief Patrick Walsh, who recently announced his plan to retire, offered his hopes for the continuing growth of the city’s police department and some goals he hoped to achieve before he takes his leave in July.In an exclusive interview with the Valley News, Walsh outlined his reasons for leaving, his thoughts about his time in establishing Menifee’s first police department, the goals he has reached in his nearly three years with the city and those he still wants to see accomplished in the next few years.First he said, his reason for leaving is not about his health or working conditions; it simply “is my time,” he said, after his 38-years in law enforcement. He said his wife Catherine of almost 37 years “is over the moon,” because of his decision.He sai
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