Police Captain Retires After 31 Years of Service
Captain William Engle retired from the Lorain Police Department June 4, 2010. He was appointed to the position of police officer on January 27, 1980 and has served for over 30 years. He was promoted to Sergeant on July 26, 1992, Lieutenant on June 26, 1994, and then to Captain on May 20, 2001. Captain Engle was an original member of the Special Weapons & Tactics (SWAT) Team, and previously served as Commander of the Support Services Division. His last assignment was Commander of the Operations Bureau, overseeing the Patrol and Criminal Investigations Divisions. He did an excellent job as the Project Manager for the recent renovation project for the Lorain Police Headquarters building.
Chief Rivera: "Bill has been an integral part of every major improvement for the Lorain Police Department in the last 15 years; his knowledge and willingness to delve into complicated issues and come up with solutions will be sorely missed, on a personal and professional level. We wish him godspeed and a happy retirement as he begins his new life."