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Tweed-Byron local area command policeman, senior constable Mark Ellison, was given his marching orders yesterday, so to speak, when he retired from service after 36-and-a-half years. Photo Jeff Dawson
Tweed-Byron local area command policeman, senior constable Mark Ellison, was given his marching orders last Thursday, so to speak, when he retired from service after 36-and-a-half years. Photo Jeff Dawson

After 36-plus years as a policeman, senior constable Mark Ellison, has called it a day.

Senior constable Ellison, from the Tweed/Byron Local Area Command, joined the NSW Police Force in 1980.

On Thursday afternoon at Tweed Heads police station, he was ‘marched out’ of the station, a tradition on retirement of a long-serving officer.

Senior Constable Ellison first served at Petersham police station in Sydney for nine years before transferring to Tweed Heads.

He served the community from there for 26-and-a-half years performing general duties before his announced retirement.


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