BURLINGTON, N.C. (WFMY) -- No doubt, the blue badge means everything to the Verdeck family.
Assistant Chief Chris Verdeck with the Burlington Police Department has served 30 years on the force. Faithfully serving his community and standing by his fellow law enforcement officers.
The blue badge runs deep even his daughter, Tatiana Verdeck works as a telecommunicator with the Burlington Police Department.
But all good things must come to an end eventually. After 30 years, Monday marked a new chapter in Assistant Chief Chris Verdeck’s life.
It marked the day he retired from the police department.
His daughter, Tatiana Verdeck surprised her father by announcing his end-of-duty radio call in an emotional farewell.