SHILOH – Shiloh’s longest employed police officer has retired after thirty years on the job. Assistant Police Chief Gary McGill is looking forward to the next chapter in his life, but still hopes to serve the community of Shiloh.
His final shift on May 25 ended by going to lunch with Police Chief Richard Wittenauer, newly appointed Assistant Police Chief Jesse Phillips, and Officer Jerod Allen. “It just felt like another lunch. After lunch Jesse kept waiting for me to go home and I didn’t want to. I wanted to work till the end of the day, maybe just to say I did. When I walked out the door, in the whole time Jesse Phillips was giving me a ride home it felt surreal. I kept having the feeling over and over that I forgot something. But I didn’t. It was just thinking in that I wasn’t going to go back,” McGill said.
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