GLEN BURNIE, Md. (WJZ) — Anne Arundel County Police Chief Timothy Altomare announced his retirement Tuesday night.
His last day on the job will be in less than two weeks, on August 1.READ MORE: Baltimore County Police Searching For 14-Year-Old Missing Since Friday
Altomare has been with the department for two decades.READ MORE: Baltimore Officials Ask Biden For More Federal Resources On The Ground To Combat Violent Crime
It is expected that more details about this surprise announcement will come sometime Wednesday.
In a statement to WJZ Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman said, in part:MORE NEWS: Jury Selection Underway In Capital Gazette Mass Shooting Case
“I know that [Altomare] deserves a rest about now, but I expect that we’ll hear more from him in the future. Personally, I will miss Tim Altomare, but I intend to call him often, as we continue his work building the best police department in Maryland.