Police chief of Port Wentworth set to retire

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Port Wentworth police(WTOC)
Published: Jan. 30, 2023 at 4:11 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 30, 2023 at 5:28 PM EST
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PORT WENTWORTH, Ga. (WTOC) - The police chief of Port Wentworth is set to retire.

The City Manager confirmed Chief Matt Libby’s departure Monday afternoon.

This will take effect Feb. 1.

Libby served the city for 31 years and over 10 years as Chief of Police.

He briefly served as the interim city manager last year.

He was previously fired from his position by the current city manager and later rehired.

According to the city of Port Wentworth, Assistant Chief Lee Sherrod will be Interim Chief until a new chief is announced.

Libby’s resignation letter is below: