An Arizona state trooper made his final radio call on Monday, putting an end to a 37-year career, in a video that has been widely shared on social media and by national news outlets.
The retiring officer, Mark Gilberg, was the longest-serving trooper in the Arizona Department of Public Safety.
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According to The Arizona Republic, Gilberg’s daughter posted the video on social media, saying it wasn’t easy for her father to give up his career.
"It's been an honor and a privilege to serve in this great department and work with all you fine people," Gilberg said.
He added later, "Thirty-seven years and three weeks later — It's been a great ride. Thank you very much, and keep smiling."
In the video, Gilberg said in his final goodbyes outside his home in Kanab, Utah, which is 9 miles north of Fredonia, Arizona.