Irondequoit Police Chief retires on Friday

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IRONDEQUOIT, N.Y. — Friday was the last day for Irondequoit Police Chief Alan Laird, who is retiring.

Laird has been a police officer for nearly 30 years, 22 of them in Irondequoit. He’s been the chief since 2020.

As a chief, he oversaw major investigations including the murder of a young woman found in Durand Lake. In a statement, Laird says he made this decision based on personal reasons and for his family.