Photos: Police Chief Cochran Says Goodbye After 33 Years

Southold Town Police officers, fellow police chiefs from around New York and friends of long-time Chief Carlisle 'Ty' Cochran participate in a ceremonial send-off on his first day of retirement on Tuesday.

After 33 years of service on the — working his way up from patrolman, sergeant, lieutenant, and finally chief in 2000 — Southold Town Police Chief Carlisle 'Ty' Cochran was honored by co-workers and friends as he walked out of police headquarters for the last time as chief at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

"I'm going to miss you," Cochran said to his fellow chiefs and officers after thanking Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell and board members. "It's been a lot of fun. As I tell everyone, I'm living my dream. I owe this town way more than I was ever able to give."

Current Southold Town Police Capt. Martin Flatley will take on the role as chief and will be

Here are some pictures of the short ceremony honoring Chief Cochran. Stay tuned for the full video story.


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