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Video: Fla. officer signs off for final time in tears

Officer Andre Jenkins retired from the Sarasota Police Department after 30 years of service

By Police1 Staff

SARASOTA, Fla. — Video of a Florida officer’s emotional final sign off has gone viral.

Officer Andre Jenkins became emotional as he signed off for the final time Friday, Fox News reported. After 30 years of service, Jenkins retired from the Sarasota Police Department.

“This will be my last transmission radio,” Jenkins said.

Jenkins noted the memories he had with the department and said he’ll always cherish his police family. The officer also wished members of his department a safe tour of duty in the future.

“Congratulations on your retirement,” the dispatcher said.

“We might be biased but the men and women of the Sarasota Police Department have some of the biggest hearts for our community. We love serving, protecting and giving back,” the department wrote on Facebook.

Sarasota Police Officer Andre Jenkins goes 10-7 for the last time

We might be biased but the men and women of the Sarasota Police Department have some of the biggest hearts for our community. We love serving, protecting & giving back. Yesterday, Officer Andre Jenkins retired after 30 years of service. During his last patrol shift, he went 10-7 (out of service) for the last time after protecting and serving the City of Sarasota, Government for three decades. ????

Posted by Sarasota Police Department on Friday, April 27, 2018

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