Retirement is something that most people look forward to. It can be a tough decision to finally let go. It is especially hard for Gridley-Biggs Assistant Chief Brian Cook to think about leaving the Gridley Police Department after 30 years, a career he has enjoyed so much.

Retirement is something that most people look forward to. It can be a tough decision to finally let go. It is especially hard for Gridley-Biggs Assistant Chief Brian Cook to think about leaving the Gridley Police Department after 30 years, a career he has enjoyed so much.

Cook began his career for the City of Gridley on July 1, 1980, as a full time Officer. Prior to that, he was a dispatcher, knowing a police officer position would be budgeted in. In early 1979, he worked as a Reserve police officer for three months for the City of Live Oak, then as a Reserve deputy for the Butte County Sheriff's Office.

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