After spending 30 years on the force, St. Louis Park Police Det. Matt Reilly has announced his retirement.
Reilly, who started with the department on Feb. 15, 1982, was honored with a plaque from City Council on Tuesday night. Mayor Jeff Jacobs also read the following resolution:
WHEREAS, Matt began his employment with the City of St. Louis Park over 30 years ago on February 15, 1982; and
WHEREAS, Matt served and protected the citizens of St. Louis Park as a patrol officer for nineteen years; and
WHEREAS, Matt served as the St. Louis Park Crime Prevention Officer for one year; and
WHEREAS, Matt was promoted to the position of Support Services Agent on January 1st, 2001; and
WHEREAS, Matt served on the board of the Midwest Economic Crime Fund; and
WHEREAS, Matt was an active member of The Hennepin County Investigators Association; and
WHEREAS, Matt was regarded as an expert in financial crime investigations; and
WHEREAS, Matt provided mentorship to fellow officers during their assignments in the Support Services division; and
WHEREAS, Matt enjoys spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren;
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of the City of St. Louis Park, Minnesota, by this resolution and public record, would like to thank Support Services Agent Matt Reilly for his great contributions and 30 years of dedicated service to the City of St. Louis Park and wish him the best in his retirement.