Vacaville police chief to retire after 32 years at department

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Vacaville Police Chief John Carli will retire this spring after 32 years with the department.

Carli announced Friday that he’ll officially leave the force on Aril 16 but will stop working on Tuesday, when he’ll start using up some of his accumulated leave time.

Captain Ian Schmutzler will take over for Carli until an interim police chief is selected, police officials said.

Carli started his career with the department in 1989 as a patrol officer working with a K-9 partner.

Over the years, he was promoted through the ranks and has worked as a field training officer, detective and a supervisor for patrol teams, the Critical Incident Negotiation Team, the K9 Unit, firearms instructors and the Office of Professional Standards.

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