Wayne Minnaar hailed as diligent servant as he retires from JMPD

Wayne Minnaar reflected on all the memories and events that took place from the time he joined law enforcement in 1981 as a traffic officer.

Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar (centre) retired from the JMPD after 41 years of service. Picture: @JoburgMPD/Twitter

JOHANNESBURG - Wayne Minnaar has been hailed as a diligent servant at the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) as he retired.

Minaar was joined by his colleagues and the media during a farewell on Monday.

He reflected on all the memories and events that took place from the time he joined law enforcement in 1981 as a traffic officer.

During his farewell, Joburg Mayor Mpho Phalatse described Minnaar as a passionate and honest man.

"You not only inspire us, but you also educate and inform and you make it so fashionable to do the right thing and that's one of the things I hope, I will personally not miss about you," Mayor Phalatse said.