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The Lubbock Police Department has announced that Assistant LPD Chief Jerry Brewer is retiring this week.

Brewer was first hired by the Lubbock Police Department in 1988 and has spent 31 years on the force. He graduated in the 25th session of the D.E.A. Drug Unit Commander Academy and the 243rd session of the FBI National Academy.

Brewer has also served as an officer in the Field Services Bureau and as an investigator in the Special Operations Division of the DEA Lubbock Regional Task Force.

Regarding his retirement announcement in a press release, Brewer said, “I have been honored to serve a great community and I am forever grateful and appreciative for the opportunities and relationships during my career.”

Brewer was promoted to assistant chief in 2012 and served as interim police chief from 2015 to 2019 until current LPD Police Chief Floyd Mitchell was hired. Brewer retires on Friday, Jan. 31, with a ceremony to be held at 3 p.m. at the Police Administration Auditorium, located at 916 Texas Avenue.