Humble chief looks back on 36 years in law enforcement

WILMINGTON- One of the state’s longest serving police chiefs retired in October.  Wilmington Police Chief Joe Szarejko’s retirement “party” was a quiet luncheon with his fellow police officers and a few other town employees – the most fuss he would allow, according to Wilmington Town Manager Scott Tucker.  
Szarejko doesn’t like to blow his own horn.  He looks at the best successes over his 36-year career in law enforcement as the result of team efforts.  And the accomplishments he’s most proud of aren’t the criminal cases solved, or arrests that have been made.  

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