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Outgoing Sheriff Grzegorek will be new CMHU commander

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ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. -- Outgoing St. Joseph County Sheriff Michael Grzegorek will be retiring from the sheriff's department when the new sheriff takes over January 1st. He will then become the new commander of the Metro Homicide Unit.

“Not only am I ending my time as sheriff but at the end of January I will be retiring from the department. It’s a little sad but I’m excited for the future. I’m going to be taking the commander's spot at the St. Joseph County Homicide Unit," Grzegorek said.

Grzegorek has been with the St. Joseph County Police Department for 32 years and has spent 8 years as its sheriff.

"It's bittersweet. It's been a very fast 8 years. I wish there was more time," Grzegorek said.

Each year spent protecting and serving the community was successful because of his backup.

"You're never successful alone. In some way other people have to happen for the successes to happen and I'm extremely proud of this department and everybody on it," Grzegorek said.

He is thankful for the support of the community.

"Thank you first of all to all the people in St. Joseph County and all the people that supported our administration. I can't thank them enough for giving me this opportunity," Grzegorek said.

Incoming Sheriff Bill Redman comes to the department with a wealth of experience.

Grzegorek has no doubt he's turning the department over to some very capable hands.

"He loves this department as much as I do. I have every bit of faith that he will move the department forward," Grzegorek said.

The current CMHU commander, Tim Corbett, will be taking on another role within the unit.

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