Corpus Christi Police Chief Mike Markle announces his resignation

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Corpus Christi Police Chief Mike Markle announced Monday that he will be stepping down from his position this May.

After 31 years of service in the city of Corpus Christi, Markle has accepted a position in the private sector. He will spend the next month working with city leaders to find an interim police chief.

The boss’s last day with the city is May 2nd.

Before serving as chief of police, Markle was deputy chief of police and was made interim chief after the death of former police chief Floyd Simpson.

The next interim police chief will be selected by Peter Zanoni, the manager of the city of Corpus Christi.

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