Florida officer has emotional sign off on last day

Posted at 9:15 AM, Apr 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-30 14:27:32-04

(NBC) - A Florida police officer broke down in tears Friday as he signed off for retirement.

Officer Andre Jenkins is retiring from the Sarasota Police Department after protecting and serving the community for three decades. 

During his final patrol shift, Jenkins delivered an emotional sign off on the radio.


"This will be my last transmission on the radio. I had plenty of good times, and a lot of good memories over my career, and I appreciate it. I'll cherish them for the rest of my life. I wish you all well, and a safe tour of duty," said Jenkins.

After he signed off, you can here on the radio multiple people congratulate him, telling him, "It’s been an honor," "God bless you" and "You earned it buddy. Good job"

Courtesy: NBC News Channel