Lots of laughs and tears were shared yesterday afternoon as the community gathered to wish Police Chief Tommy Dawson all the best in his retirement.
Chief Dawson is retiring early to focus on his battle with Parkinson's Disease after 26 years with the Auburn Police Department.
Jim Burk, the father of slain Auburn University freshman Lauren Burk, drove from Atlanta to speak about meeting Chief Dawson the night Dawson told him his daughter had been killed.
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