Grand Rapids Police Chief Rahinsky to retire

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Grand Rapids Police Chief David Rahinsky is retiring.

The city announced Wednesday that Rahinsky's resignation would be effective Feb. 5, but that his last day in the office would be Dec. 18. A letter from the new city manager said Rahinsky was moving to be closer to his family.

Rahinsky took over as top cop at the Grand Rapids Police Department on July 7, 2014. He has been in law enforcement for 32 years. Before coming to Grand Rapids, he was the police chief in Franklin, Tennessee.

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