Menifee council commends retiring Menifee police Chief Pat Walsh on his last day

Menifee Mayor Bill Zimmerman, right, addresses some of the contributions to the city’s police department made by retiring Menifee Police Chief Pat Walsh during the Wednesday, June 15, city council meeting. Valley News/Courtesy photo
Menifee’s retiring police Chief Patrick Walsh, who was surrounded by a cadre of officers, non-sworn employees, the city council and his wife Catherine, was honored for his service in setting up the city’s first police department at the Wednesday, June 15, council meeting.Mayor Bill Zimmernan and the council presented Walsh with a retirement proclamation, and each council member, including Dean Deines, Lesa Sobek, Matthew Liesemeyer and Bob Karwin, shook his hand and thanked him for his service during the last almost four years.Liesemeyer jokingly told Walsh, “I kinda glad to see you go. I keep hearing stories about you wrestling with the bad guys and all that stuff. At your age, you’re a workers’ comp(pensation) claim waiting to happen.”[caption id="attachment_64965
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