UM commissioners honor retiring cop
com The Upper Moreland Board of Commissioners and Upper Moreland Police Department recognized a retiring sergeant after decades of service to the township Feb. 4.
Sgt. David Hendler was presented before the public in recognition for 32 years of service to Upper Moreland. From the township, Hendler received a plaque and an honorable discharge from his service as a police officer.
“It’s my pleasure on one hand and unfortunately on the other hand I have to announce the retirement of Sgt. David Hendler,” Acting Police Chief Alex Levy said. “vou’re a rock in the police department.”
Levy said Hendler retired from t he police department and will be t a ki ng on t he position as di r e c t or of records and i nformation at the Abingt on Police Department. His l a s t day a s a member of Upper Moreland Police Department was Jan. 31.
“Our loss is their gain,” Levy said.
Hendler started with the Upper Moreland Police Department in 1981. He was then promoted to the position of sergeant in 1992.
“It’s going to be difficult to continue on without you,” Levy said. “We’re going to miss you.”
“We want to thank you for your years of service to the community,” board President Sam Valenza said.