Fairbanks Police Department’s Chief Eric Jewkes Announces Retirement

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - According to a press release from the office of Mayor Matherly, City of Fairbanks Police Chief Eric Jewkes will be retiring at the end of April.

The City says it will begin the hiring process immediately, and hopes to hire from within the department... although the position will be advertised nationwide.

Chief Jewkes said, "it has been an honor to serve the City of Fairbanks in every role I have been assigned during my 25 years, and FPD will always remain a part of me."