NYPD Deputy Chief Charles Scholl retires after 41 years

After 41 years, NYPD Deputy Chief Charles Scholl has officially retired.

News 12 Staff

Jan 1, 2021, 3:27 AM

Updated 1,239 days ago

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After 41 years, NYPD Deputy Chief Charles Scholl has officially retired.
Scholl grew up in Brooklyn and joined the NYPD in 1979. He spent the majority of his career working the streets of his own borough. Over the years, Scholl worked his way up the ranks.
He says he has seen his fair share of hardships over the years - from the AIDs epidemic to Sept. 11.  
When asked what he would miss the most, Scholl says he will miss helping people and the friends he has made over the years. 
He advised police officers to stay focused on why they became an officer. Scholl says that during his retirement, he is planning on decompressing.


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