After 31 years with the Lubbock Police Department, Assistant Chief Jerry Brewer is retiring.
Brewer is a graduate of the 25th session of the DEA Drug Unit Commander Academy and the 243rd session of the FBI National Academy.
During his time with LPD, Brewer served as an officer in the field services bureau and an investigators for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Lubbock regional task force. He's served as assistant chief since 2012 and served as interim chief in 2015 and 2019.
Brewer says he was able to retire because of the help from so many other people throughout his career.
"There was probably about 100 more I could get up there and talk about, but I don't think I could've gotten through the speech if I had talked about each and every one of them," Brewer said. "And the thing is, for me, it's just about everybody that got me to that position, and I'm just so thankful for that."
Brewer says his biggest accomplishment was helping shape the next generation of police officers and leadership in the department.