ECTOR COUNTY - Tears fell on Thursday afternoon as a long-time Ector County Sheriff's Deputy retired his badge.
Sheriff Mark Donaldson presented Lieutenant David Gleaton with a special plaque thanking him for his service.
Gleaton served with the sheriff's office for over 30 years.
The sheriff's office held a retirement party on Thursday.
We're told Gleaton worked his way up the ranks from patrolling the streets to Lieutenant.