Retiring Police Chief Thom Carr receives what Fire Chief Mike Murphy calls "the perfect gift" - the game ball from the inter-department softball game. Carr was honored by a party Thursday at the Marco Island History Museum. Lance Shearer/Special to the Eagle
Over 150 well-wishers gathered to honor soon-to-be former Police Chief Carr at the Rose History Auditorium Thursday evening, for a sendoff that also had elements of a sendup. The get-together included both tender, heartfelt tributes, and tongue in cheek ribaldry, which provided greater entertainment value.
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