Florala Police Chief Lamar Mitchell has announced his retirement.
Chief Mitchell has been with the department for 40 years.
The 68-year-old began his career back in 1964, but the chief says he's physically and mentally tired.
With a new council taking office, he feels now is the best time to retire.
Chief Mitchell also plans to retire as Florala’s Volunteer Fire Chief.
Applications will be accepted through November 8th for the police chief position, they can be sent to Florala City Hall.