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Assistant Police Chief retires after 28 years of serving Corpus Christi

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Posted at 3:58 PM, Nov 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-23 16:58:19-05

After 28 years of serving the community, Corpus Christi Police Chief Mark Gutierrez is retiring.

CCPD announced his retiring on Nov. 22.

"Today is a bittersweet day for our department," Officials posted, "After 28 years of dedicated service to the citizens of Corpus Christi, Assistant Chief Mark Gutierrez is retiring. Thank you for your years of service and for all that you have done for the department. Enjoy your retirement, we will all miss you."

According to the City, Gutierrez has done many different jobs in our community law enforcement.

He served in operations as a patrol and gang officer as well as a Gang Unit supervisor. He managed the Traffic Division as the Captain of the unit before being promoted to Commander of the Operations Bureau. He has served as Assistant Chief in all 3 Bureaus of the Department to include the Operations, Administration, and currently the Investigations Bureau. Assistant Chief Gutierrez also graduated from the Senior Management Institute for Police (SMIP) in 2015.

On top of all that, he has also served in the United States Army and is a veteran of Desert Storm.

His position has been filled by former Deputy Chief Todd Green.