Kingsport police chief announces retirement

POSTED: 5:55 PM Apr 05 2013
KINGSPORT, Tenn. -

Kingsport police chief Gale Osborne is announcing his intent to retire after six years in command.

Chief Osborne's retirement will go in effect May 17. We're told the retirement comes so he can assist in caring for his mother.

Deputy police chief David Quillin, who oversees police operations, will serve as interim police chief.