LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (KRQE) - The police chief of Los Alamos is retiring as he deals with the aftermath of major health issues.
Wayne Torpy told the Los Alamos Monitor that he will step down by the fall and will help find his replacement.
Torpy suffered a stroke several months ago and then later underwent open-heart surgery.
He did say the effects of his medical ordeal were the reason behind his decision to retire and was the hardest decision he's made in his life.
It's not known when the county will begin a search for a new chief.
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