Tiverton Police Chief Blakey to retire

Date uncertain; no comment from the chief

By Tom Killin Dalglish
Posted 9/7/17

TIVERTON — Chief Thomas Blakey has announced his intention to retire at some unspecified date in the near future.

The announcement was made by Town Administrator Paul McGreevy at the Aug. 28 town council meeting, just before the council went into executive session, and at the very end of an agenda which gave no indication the announcement would be made.

Chief Blakey was present in council chambers but did not comment.

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