• Battle Creek police celebrate chief's retirement

    4 days ago - By Wood TV

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich. - The Battle Creek Police Department celebrated the retirement of Chief Jim Blocker Tuesday.
    Blocker has served as chief for more than eight years and has been with the force for 26 years. Prior to joining the department, he served multiple tours in the Army and received multiple awards.
    Battle Creek police chief Jim Blocker will retire in 2023
    During Tuesday's celebration, News 8 spoke with Blocker on his decision to retire from the force.
    "There's a time to go, it's probably now, when I'm on top, have a great team. This community deserves that, they've certainly...
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