Community invited to sign “Thank You” card for retiring Chief of Police Bryan Reyes beginning Monday, Aug. 23 through Sept. 3

PALM SPRINGS — After 27 years of dedicated service, Palm Springs Chief of Police Bryan Reyes has officially retired — and the city of Palm Springs and Chamber of Commerce would like to give residents and businesses an opportunity to say goodbye and pay tribute to one of the city’s most beloved public officials, by signing a very special “Thank You” card.

Beginning Monday, Aug. 23 through Friday, Sept. 3, a huge 6′ by 4′ “Thank You” card will be placed in front of Chamber headquarters, 190 W. Amado Road from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday in downtown Palm Springs. The card will be presented to Reyes during a special tribute and proclamation ceremony at the beginning of the Sept. 9 City Council meeting at 5:30 p.m.

Residents can watch the meeting live on Palm Springs Community Television Channel 17, online by clicking here — or on YouTube.

Sign Thank You Card for Police Chief Reyes

Police Chief Bryan Reyes

“Bryan Reyes has shown extraordinary leadership overseeing the men and women of the Palm Springs Police Department,” Mayor Christy Holstege said in a prepared statement. “His dedication to ensuring the safety of our community and incredible ability to engage with residents and businesses has been truly remarkable — and that is why we have created this special opportunity for our Palm Springs community to say thank you. Chief Reyes will be greatly missed.”

“Over his 27 years with the Palm Springs Police Department, Bryan Reyes has been an incredible leader — and as Chief of Police a wonderful asset and friend to our local businesses,” said Nona Watson, CEO of the Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce. Everyone is welcome to visit the Chamber and sign the thank you card for Bryan Reyes, an extraordinary Chief of Police, who truly served our community like no one else.”

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  • Bryan Reyes: City of Palm Springs
  • Thank you: Pixabay