In January, The Informer broke news that after 26 years of service, West Union Police Chief Tim Sanderson was set to retire at the end of March. After a successful career, Sanderson has now completed his final tour of duty and signed off with the Adams County Communications Center for the last time.
In his farewell statement, Sanderson took the opportunity to express his gratitude to those who had helped him throughout his career. He thanked the Adams County Sheriff’s Department for their assistance in covering the village during times when they didn’t have any help. He also expressed his gratitude to the dispatchers who ensured his safety while on duty, as well as to the West Union Life Squad and Fire department for keeping him alive long enough to retire.
Sanderson had a distinguished career with the West Union Police Department, serving in various roles, including patrolman, lieutenant, and chief. He has left behind an impressive legacy and will be remembered for his dedication to the safety of the village.
The West Union Village government has now hired Ryan Myers, a veteran cop who was promoted from within the department, to take over as the new Chief of Police. Myers has a wealth of experience and expertise, having worked in various capacities within the department over the years. The community is confident that Myers will continue to uphold the high standards set by Sanderson during his tenure as chief.
Overall, the retirement of Chief Tim Sanderson marks the end of an era for the West Union Police Department. However, with the appointment of Ryan Myers as the new chief, the department is poised to continue serving the community with the utmost professionalism and dedication.