Los Alamos Police Chief Retires

LANL Director Charlie McMillan presented Los Alamos Police Chief Wayne Torpy with a special Laboratory coin Friday during a retirement event for Torpy at the Justice Center. Torpy served at the LAPD for more than eight years and said he intends to remain in Los Alamos. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

SOC Manager Ken Freeman presents Chief Torpy with a special coin for his retirment. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Chief Torpy receives a Nambé tray on behalf of the FBI from agents Chris Mamula, center, and Tracy Kneisler. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

KOB Channel 4’s Steve Stucker traveled from Albuquerque to attend Friday’s retirement event for Chief Wayne Torpy. Stucker came to know Torpy when he was a guest speaker at a Leadership Los Alamos event in 2011. Torpy’s wife Gina applauds at right. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Sgt. Oliver Morris served as emcee of Friday’s event. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Wayne Torpy Jr. traveled from Florida to attend his father’s retirement event Friday at the Justice Center in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

County Clerk Sharon Stover pays tribute to Chief Torpy.  Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos artist Sec Sandoval wishes Chief Torpy well in his retirement. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Longtime political party leaders JoAnn Johnson, a Republican, and Mike Wheeler, a Democrat, share a laugh with Chief Wayne Torpy at his retirement event Friday at the Justice Center. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

The crowd applauds newly retired Police Chief Wayne Torpy following his speech Friday. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Community members line up to wish Police Chief Wayne Torpy, with wife Gina, well in his retirement. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Karen and Greg Kendall congratulate Chief Wayne Torpy on his retirement. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Former County Administrator Max Baker and his wife Kathryn greet Chief Torpy. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Chief Wayne Torpy chats with former assistant Sandra Salazar and Records Manager Teresina Berg. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

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