A former Officer of the Year ended his career with the Vienna Police Department last week, retiring after 27 years of service.
On Oct. 1, Master Police Officer Jeffrey Randall "Randy" Burchfield stepped down from the career started in May 1985 in the Patrol Division.
Burchfield also spent time as a detective in the Criminal Investigation Section from 1997 until 2000.
In 2000, Burchfield returned to the Patrol Division, where his duties included field training instructor, evidence technician, certified intoxilyzer operator, and assistant supervisor.
Burfield received the Vienna Optimist Club Officer of the Year Award in 1995, and the Dyer-Gunnell American Legion Post 180 Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award in 2003.