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NH State Police Colonel Wagner Announces Retirement

CONCORD, N.H. – Colonel Christopher Wagner will be retiring from his position, effective March 2, 2020. Colonel Wagner has served and protected the citizens of New Hampshire as the Colonel of the Department of Safety for over three years and as a law enforcement officer for almost 25 years.

After consulting with his family, Colonel Wagner has made the difficult decision to retire from law enforcement and the tremendous family sacrifice that his position requires.

The Department of Safety appreciates the years of service that Colonel Wagner has provided to the citizens of New Hampshire and wishes him well in his future endeavors.

The Department will conduct a full and extensive process identifying qualified candidates to serve as the next Director of the Division of State Police, including holding stakeholder meetings and receiving input from the community's leaders.

You can read Colonel Wagner's resignation letter here.