Peel Region's police chief to retire

Peel Region's first female Police Chief is retiring.

Jennifer Evans says she will call it a career after this year is over.

She's been with Peel Regional Police for the last 35 years.

Evans informed Peel Region's civilian police oversight board on Friday that she will step down as of January.

Evans has been Chief since 2012.

She is Peel Region's sixth Chief of Police.