Scottsdale Police Chief Announces Retirement

By Jimmy Jenkins
Published: Sunday, October 4, 2020 - 1:09pm
Scottsdale Police Department
Alan Rodbell.

Scottsdale Police Chief Alan Rodbell announced his retirement on Friday.

Chief Alan Rodbell said he will be retiring on December 1, 2020.

Rodbell was a police officer in Maryland for 25 years before coming to the Scottsdale department in 2002. He has served as Scottsdale Chief of Police since 2003.

In a statement, Rodbell said he was retiring to pursue an opportunity in the private sector.

Scottsdale City Manager Jim Thompson said Rodbell leaves behind a legacy of excellence in policing.