TROOPER PATRICK MCNEELY RETIRES AFTER 26 YEARS OF SERVICE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
OTSEGO — After 26 years of service, Trooper Patrick McNeely will retire from the Michigan State Police (MSP) effective October 1, 2020. McNeely, a native of St. Ignace, joined the MSP on September 11, 1994 and graduated from the 110th Trooper Recruit School.
His first assignment was the East Tawas Post. He served at the Detroit Post from 1999 until he took a transfer to the Newberry Post in 2005. McNeely became a K9 Handler in 2009. In 2010 he transferred to the Negaunee Post and then the Gaylord Post in 2017.
His last assignment was with the MSP 7 th District Hometown Security Team (HST). McNeely is the senior trooper on the MSP HST. His experience and knowledge will be missed. In his offduty time Trooper McNeely coach’s youth basketball and baseball. He is a little league umpire and an active member in the St. Andrews Episcopal Church.
His contributions and service to the people of the State of Michigan, both at work and in his personal life, has left a lasting impact on all those he is served with and coached.