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Brazos County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Pollock to retire on Feb. 28

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Posted at 4:10 PM, Feb 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-24 17:10:29-05

BRYAN, TX — The Brazos County Sheriff’s Office says Lieutenant John Pollock will retire on Feb. 28.

The Sheriff's office held a retirement ceremony for Lieutenant John Pollock last week with his family, friends, and co-workers in attendance.

Lt. Pollock started his career with the Sheriff’s Office as a jailer on March 18, 1992 where he was recognized as BCSO Jailer Officer of the Year. On his own time, Lt. Pollock completed the Winfred Pittman Reserve Academy and was promoted to Patrol in October 1993. During his tenure in Patrol, Lt. Pollock was recognized by MADD as Deputy of the Year in 1995, 1996, and 1998. In 2001, he was recognized as Sheriff’s Office Deputy of the Year.

In 2002, Lt. Pollock was promoted to Investigator and in 2007 he promoted to Senior Investigator. One year later he became the Lieutenant over CID. During his time in CID, Lt. Pollock was an active member of the Child Abduction Response Team (CART).

Lt. Pollock took command of the Patrol division in October 2015. His work quickly earned him another BCSO Deputy of the Year award. Sheriff Kirk appointed Lt. Pollock as the Commander of the Sheriff’s Emergency Response Group (SERG). Lt. Pollock’s meritorious efforts to build and command SERG earned him a Commendation Medal.

During his long career, Lt. Pollock has demonstrated great leadership in various positions within the Sheriff’s Office. He will conclude his outstanding service with the Sheriff’s Office on February 28, 2020.