Crawford County Sheriff Dan Peak has announced plans to retire from law enforcement.
In a release posted to Facebook, Peak says he and undersheriff Steve Geier plan to retire next year. Peaks says he's been offered an opportunity to join Watco Companies in Pittsburg after retirement.
Peak says "the unwavering support from the public has been tremendous and we expect that to continue even after our departure.”
Peak has endorsed Captain Danny Smith and Sergeant Scott Tyrell as candidates for sheriff and undersheriff, respectively.