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February 26, 2014, 10:22 am

Chuck Martin/News Fredericktown Police Chief Jerry Day takes a call in his office recently. Day is retiring Friday after 35 years working for the village, the last 31 as chief.

Chuck Martin/News Fredericktown Police Chief Jerry Day takes a call in his office recently. Day is retiring Friday after 35 years working for the village, the last 31 as chief. Buy Now


FREDERICKTOWN — For 35 years, Jerry Day has patrolled the streets of Fredericktown. For the last 30 1/2 years, he’s been the village chief of police.

Now, he says, it’s time to retire.

Friday will be Day’s last day on the job, after which he will turn over the office to Lt. Roger Brown.

Day’s not exactly riding off into the sunset, but he doesn’t plan to remain an auxiliary officer, either.

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