- Associated Press - Thursday, August 13, 2015

THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - After four and a half years on the job, Thibodaux Police Chief Scott Silverii (sil-VER’-ee) says the same faith that led him to accept the position helped him make the decision to retire.

The city said in a news release Silverii’s last day will be Aug. 28, but no successor has yet been named.

The City Council unanimously approved his appointment in January 2011 and reconfirmed him Dec. 16.

The 50-year-old Thibodaux native said he started thinking about retirement about a year ago. He insists there wasn’t an incident that led to the decision, but rather that God made it clear over the past year that he had other plans for the law enforcement veteran.

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide