Greeneville chief to retire

Greeneville Police Chief Tim Ward has announced his retirement plans after 33 years of service. Ward informed town leaders that his last official day will be April 1st. Ward joined the town in September 1990 as a patrol officer. He worked his way up through the ranks, and was eventually sworn in as police chief in July 2018. During his 33 year career, he has served as an administrative captain, patrol captain, detective lieutenant, SWAT and Special Response Team commander, narcotics agent, and patrol officer. The community is invited to a retirement reception honoring him at the Town of Greeneville Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting on March 21.