Tommy Choe's retirement

Smithfield Police Department 
Press Release 
February 2, 2016 
Chief R.K. Powell 

On January 31, 2017, Captain T.S. Choe with the Smithfield Police Department retired with 30 years service with the Town of Smithfield. Captain T.S. Choe began his career with the Smithfield Police Department in 1988. Captain Choe served as a Patrol Officer from 1988 to 2002; Police Sergeant from 2002 until 2006; Police Lieutenant from 2006 to 2015 and Police Captain from 2015 until his retirement. He was awarded the Law enforcement officer of the year by the Smithfield Jaycees in 1993.

Captain Choe's years of service have been marked with dedication to the Town and Citizens of Smithfield. Captain Choe's dedicated interest and devotion to duty has had a valuable effect on the efficiency and morale of his co-workers. We would like to extend to him our sincere appreciation for his outstanding performance of duty during his tenure with the Smithfield Police department.