Sheriff to retire after more than 45 years in law enforcement
A Texas sheriff is retiring from duty after 45 years in law enforcement. Sheriff Terry Box, 64, started as dispatch in 1968. In 1971, he was the ninth officer to be hired in Plano, according to
. When Box moved to the Collin County Sheriff's Office, where he has remained ever since, the agency had a total of 40 employees. Today, he manages 500 employees.
Box has spent 35 years with the sheriff's office, longer than any of his 37 predecessors, according to
The Dallas Morning News
. He will retire with over 45 years of law enforcement experience under his belt.
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