Longtime Officer Retires From Ashland Police Division

  • 8/19/2019 10:45:22 AM
  • Joe Lyons
  • Local News

ASHLAND, OH - Yesterday marked the close of a career that lasted 36 years for one Ashland Police Division Officer.

Lieutenant Tim Shreffler started his career in 1983. As you can imagine, being 2019, many stories from the past 36 years of his service were shared at his retirement. During his career at the Police Division, Tim became known as “One Liner” for the funny comments he made over the years.

Tim was well thought of by his peers, friends and co-workers alike. At the retirement party a lot of laughter and memories were shared, along with a few moments causing one to fight back a tear.

Ashland Police Division Chief David Marcelli said, “Today was the last day of service to the City of Ashland for Lieutenant Tim Shreffler.” “Lt. Shreffler has worked for the Police Division since 1983 when he was hired as a dispatcher.”

Chief Marcelli Continued, “In 1989, he was sworn in as a Patrol Officer and retired as a Lieutenant.” “Throughout his career he has been a detective, a detective sergeant, a detective lieutenant, and patrol lieutenant.” “He is known for his sense of humor and even temper.” “His 36 years of knowledge and experience will not be easily replaced.”

Ashland Mayor, Matt Miller said this of Lieutenant Shreffler, “Lt. Shreffler has been a steady force in the Ashland Police Department for nearly four decades, and he has been one of the most dependable officers on the team.” “His colleagues have always respected him—and his level-headedness—and I sincerely thank him for his long-term commitment to the people of our city.”

Lt. Shreffler commented, "I loved my job and the people I worked with were great.” “Though I will miss them both it will be wonderful to spend more time with my family.” “Thanks to everyone who has supported me and the Police Department through the years."

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