City police chief submits letter of resignation

Whitewater Police Chief Jim Coan announced his plan to retire last Friday, effective March 19.

In his letter of resignation to City Manager Kevin Brunner, Jim Coan said it was a “distinct honor and privilege” to serve as chief of police.

“It has been with immense pride and professional satisfaction that I have led the Whitewater Police Department over the last 18 years,” Coan said in his letter of resignation.

For a feature article on Coan and his time in Whitewater, read next week’s edition of the Royal Purple.