St. Marys, OH (from PD Facebook Page) -- The police chief in Saint Mary's has only a few days left on the job.
Chief Mark Ernst has announced his retirement, effective August 20th.
That day will also mark his 27th year with the police force.
In a letter posted on Facebook, Ernst said he and his wife are looking forward to starting new chapters in their life.
Chief Ernst said he'll continue to run the Police Academy at the Wright State Lake Campus and teach in the criminal justice program.