MONROE — Chief Tim Quenzer will retire after 16 years as the top cop in the Monroe Police Department, the city announced Wednesday.
Quenzer had 30 years of experience in the Washington State Patrol when he took charge of the department in 2002. He will continue to oversee 32 officers and 10 civilian personnel until May 1, when he will retire.
In the announcement, Quenzer thanked police staff, city leaders and his wife for supporting him over the years.
“Chief Quenzer has served Monroe well,” Monroe Mayor Geoffrey Thomas said in the prepared statement. “I have valued his insight and leadership. He will be missed.”