Bryan Police Lieutenant Retires

After more than three decades of service, a Bryan Police officer is hanging up his badge.

Lieutenant Choya Walling is retiring with the Bryan Police Department. Walling's final day on the job was Friday.

The 55-year-old began his career in 1977. He was promoted to Sergeant in 1980 and held the rank for 20 years. In 2000, he was promoted to Lieutenant.

Walling is responsible for a number of BPD programs such as the Citizen's Police Academy, Neighborhood Watch and D.A.R.E.

He spent a combined 15 years as the spokesman for Bryan Police Department.