Hail to the chief!

June 16, 2016
HPD Sgt. Kevin Skipski hands the award to Chief Leimback. Officer Juan Salazar is pictured in the middle, and officers Brian Hintz, Joshua Karafa and Alexander Schulz are pictured in the back row.

HPD Sgt. Kevin Skipski hands the award to Chief Leimback. Officer Juan Salazar is pictured in the middle, and officers Brian Hintz, Joshua Karafa and Alexander Schulz are pictured in the back. – Contributed photo.

HART — Hart Police Chief Dan Leimback was awarded the Police Hall of Fame Longevity/Retirement Award by the Hart City Council this week.

Leimback will retire next Thursday, June 23, after serving the department for 40 years. The 63-year-old chief began working for the Hart Police Department part-time in June of 1976, and he became chief Feb. 1, 1980.

Leimback has also been a member of the 911 Board since its establishment as Mason-Oceana 911 in March of 1992.  The 911 board presented a plaque to honor him at his final 911 Board meeting Wednesday, June 15.

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