Edmond police chief announces retirement

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EDMOND, Okla. – The Edmond Police Department will be looking for a new leader in the coming months.

On Tuesday, Edmond Police Chief Bob A. Ricks announced that he will retire on  Feb. 3, 2017.

“It has been a privilege to work with the finest men and women in law enforcement. At this time, I feel it’s best to let someone else take the reins in leading this wonderful department” says Ricks.

Ricks has been the chief of police since he joined the force in October of 2003.

Before joining the Edmond Police Department, Ricks served 26 years with the FBI for Oklahoma.

In 2011, he was inducted into the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Hall of Fame.

Bob is married to Janis and is the father of two children and five grandchildren.